A fresh cup of pineapple chunks contains 21.65 grams of carbohydrates and 3.09 grams of other carbohydrates that are not considered a sugar. Pineapples have only 82 calories per serving, but contain 16.25 grams of sugar per serving, which is considered to be very high.
Pineapples are very nutritious and offer many health benefits. They are an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C and are high in dietary fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, folate, copper and pantothenic acid. The high vitamin C content in pineapples boosts the immune system and provides the body with antioxidant protection. The mineral manganese found in trace amounts in pineapples aids the body in energy production.