About:The fruit is loosely fibrous and juicy with white to yellowish flesh. The edible center part is firm, leathery and sweet. Pineapples reduce the risk of macular degeneration, a disease that affects the eyes as people age due to vitamin C and antioxidants present in it. Reduces inflammation and blood clot. Storage and Uses: The fruit itself is quite perishable and if it is stored at room temperature, it should be used within two days; however, if it is refrigerated, the time span extends to 5–7 days.