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Does pineapple belong on pizza?
Pineapple makes pizza healthier to eat.
One of the leading causes of childhood obesity is pizza, with its
high salt, fat, and calorie levels
. As kids like to eat pizza, adding a healthy food, like pineapple, can help them form healthy eating habits from the start - by getting them to experience something healthy, right in front of them, in their everyday life.
Pineapple is a
, which incur health benefits that are better than other toppings.
Pineapple's chemicals increase neurotransmitters in our brains that increase our health.
Pineapple expands vegetarians' choices in pizza.
Pineapple is an excellent source of
vitamin C & fiber and low in fat & sodium
. If a person is looking for a non-guilty way of eating pizza, they should just add pineapple to it.
Pizza is famous for being a fast food. Adding something healthy such as pineapple to something so unhealthy and delicious is an insult to pizza as a whole.
Pineapple has fruit sugar, which turns to
and can accumulate in the body.
Pineapple on pizza just makes the pizza marginally healthier and creates a false notion that pizza is healthy. This can result in people eating more pizza.
The health value of a certain topping is no argument for making its inclusion or exclusion mandatory.
Pineapple is typically accompanied by a more fatty counterpart such as Canadian bacon and/or sausage, so it's not actually healthier to eat within these combinations.
Eating too much pineapple can be