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Pineapple problems

S: 14st3.0lb C: 13st11.5lb G: 11st0.0lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st5.5lb(2.76%)
#1
Does anyone else have problems with eating fresh pineapple? I have recently starting eating a bit more of this (since starting SW) and have also recently been getting a burning sensation in my stomach, above my belly button. One night I ate about 4 rings of pineapple and was really ill :(

Since then, I've not eaten it and not had the pain, so I can only assume it is the pineapple causing it. I love fresh pineapple :cry:

Anyone else experienced this?
 
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#3
There is an enzyme in fresh pineapple which some people cannot take - it is the same thing which prevents jelly from setting if it has fresh pineapple in it. The canning process removes the enzyme, which is why canned pineapple can be used in a jelly, and most people are able to eat it without problems.

Trouble is, if it is canned you have to syn it!
 

vikstar

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S: 11st3lb C: 9st12lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 23.7 Loss: 1st5lb(12.1%)
#4
It irritates my mouth too...but I put up with the pain, as I love it. Canned pineapple is fine though...unfortunate it comes with the syns!!!

x
 
S: 14st3.0lb C: 13st11.5lb G: 11st0.0lb BMI: 29.9 Loss: 0st5.5lb(2.76%)
#6
Aah, thanks, it must be that then. No-one else in our house eats it, so it's going to be a waste to buy one as it will take a while to eat :(
 

Brightonrosie

I want to be fitter again
S: 11st8lb C: 11st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 0st8lb(4.94%)
#8
I love it but I am allergic (that and fresh kiwi - v odd)
These two often go hand in hand together with potatoes, tomatoes,avocado and latex. They are a known family of foods which may cause allergies.
 
S: 14st0lb C: 13st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 32.3 Loss: 0st2lb(1.02%)
#9
I can eat a little but makes my mouth sore if I have too much.

Remember yonks ago, there was some hideous Pineapple Diet? I think all it did was put you on the toilet for hours!!

An uptight overly skinny lady in a leotard promoted it?
 

Mrs*S

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S: 17st0lb C: 16st0.7lb G: 11st0.0lb BMI: 36.3 Loss: 0st13.3lb(5.59%)
#10
Oh I used pineapple to start contrations when I was due to give birth, I was eating a whole pineapple in one sitting, my mouth would tingle for days afterwards (I was still three days overdue so I don't reccommend it lol)
I love canned Pineapple as its not so harsh :)
 
#15
Does anyone else have problems with eating fresh pineapple? I have recently starting eating a bit more of this (since starting SW) and have also recently been getting a burning sensation in my stomach, above my belly button. One night I ate about 4 rings of pineapple and was really ill :(

Since then, I've not eaten it and not had the pain, so I can only assume it is the pineapple causing it. I love fresh pineapple :cry:

Anyone else experienced this?
Hey Kel!
I wouldn't be sad just yet.
If I eat fresh pineapple I have ulcers and last time I actually threw up for 2 hours...
the best thing is to pour boiling water over peeled and sliced pineapple. I just boil a kettle, pour the water over it (use colander), cool it down and eat it.
try that. if this doesn't help, then it will be some sort of allergy.
good luck!
 
#16
I've found that pineapple makes my mouth sore and thought it was because I was eating them when they weren't quite ripe enough but maybe it is this. The last time I had kiwi it 'burnt' my mouth and left my tongue feeling funny for ages so maybe it's an allergy instead!
 


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