Dehydrated pineapple is a tasty snack, topping or ingredient that is low in calories but rich in vitamins and minerals. The natural sweetness and chewiness make dehydrated pineapple the perfect stand-in for candy when a craving strikes. The dehydrating process does not detract from the pineapple’s nutrient value. Provided you eat it in moderation, dehydrated pineapple is a healthy addition to anyone’s diet.
Carbohydrates and Fiber
A serving of dried pineapple has about 18 g of carbohydrates, including 13 g of sugar, 3 g of starch and 2 g of dietary fiber. This provides 6 percent of the daily value for total carbohydrates and 8 percent of the daily value for dietary fiber.
Protein and Fat
Dried pineapple contains 0.77 g of protein, or about 1.5 percent of the daily value for protein. It also has 0.17 g of fat, including 0.013 g of saturated fat. This provides less than 1 percent of the daily value for total fat and saturated fat. Dried pineapple contains no cholesterol.
A serving of dried pineapple provides 17 percent of the daily value for vitamin C. Dried pineapple has no vitamin A.
The potassium content in a serving of dried pineapple is 164 mg, or 3.6 percent of the daily value for potassium. Dried pineapple also contains 2 percent of the daily value for iron and calcium in each serving. Pineapple provides 1 mg of sodium per serving, which is less than 1 percent of the daily value for sodium.