HealthBenefits of Pears
- Studies have revealed that eating pears help protect women against postmenopausal breast cancer.
- Regular consumption of pears might lower the risk of age-related macular degeneration, the main cause of vision loss in older adults.
- It has been seen that pears help lower blood pressure and also reduce the chances of a stroke.
- The high content of pectin in pears makes them useful in lowering of cholesterol levels.
- Pears have been found to be good for colon health.
- Pear juice, being rich in fructose and glucose, serves as a very quick source of energy.
- Drinking a glass of pear juice is believed to be helpful in bringing down fever.
- The antioxidant properties of pears make them good for strengthening of the immune system.
- Consumption of pear juice helps relieve pain in various inflammatory conditions.
- The presence of boron in pears helps the body retain calcium and thus, reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
Proteins - 0.68 grams
Calories - 103
Nutrition In Pears
- Potassium - 212 mg
- Phosphorus - 20 mg
- Magnesium - 12 mg
- Calcium -16 mg
- Sodium - 2 mg
- Iron - 0.3 mg
- Selenium 0.2 mcg
- Manganese - 0.087 mg
- Copper - 0.146 mg
- Zinc - 0.18 mg
- Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
- Vitamin A - 41 IU
- Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.021 mg
- Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.045 mg
- Niacin - 0.279 mg
- Folate - 12 mcg
- Pantothenic Acid - 0.085 mg
- Vitamin B6 - 0.05 mg
- Vitamin C - 7.5 mg
- Vitamin E - 0.21 mg
- Vitamin K - 8 mcg
- Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.