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World's Most Expensive Pineapple Is Worth Almost $2k!

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Say whhhhaaaaaaattttt?!?

According to reports, the world's most expensive pineapple cost just about $2,000 to grow.

The tangy fruit was grown at Cornwall's Lost Gardens of Heligan and was developed using horse manure, equine urine and 30 tons of straw.

Spokesman for the Gardens, James Stephens said:

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The Benefits Of Pineapple

Filed under: Exclusives!FoodMargaux J. Rathbun

Pineapples are not only one of Hawaii's most delicious exports, they're incredibly healthy too!

Like most fruit, pineapples are a great source of Vitamin C for your immune system, but they also include a nutrient called bromelain which helps our digestive system.

Check out the video above in which Fitperez contributor and certified nutritional therapy practitioner Margaux J. Rathbun explains MORE benefits, as well as great ways to incorporate more pineapple into your diet.

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A Fast And Delicious Pineapple Salsa Recipe!

Filed under: Exclusives!DietsCaitlin Cooks

The summer is the best time to get a big variety of fresh and delicious produce!

And Caitlin Cooks is taking advantage of all of them! She's back with her yummy pineapple salsa. Mix in some onions, avocado, cumin, and other goodies and you've got a delicious treat to cool you down on these hot, sweltering days.

Ch-ch-check out her easy and fast recipe above! And for more of Caitlin Cooks ideas, click HERE!

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Did you know that the bromelain in pineapple can act as a meat tenderizer? Add some the next time you marinate a steak.

- Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and founder of Authentic Self Wellness, Margaux J. Rathbun

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