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Health Benefits - Vitamins and Minerals in Pear


Pear is a very delicious fruit that is quite closely related to apples and quinces. The skin of the fruit can be yellow, green, brown or red in color, or even a combination of two or more of these colors. Pears have a large, round bottom, which narrows down as we move towards its topmost portion. The fruit comes in large number of varieties, differing in terms of size, shape, color, taste and storage qualities. In the following lines, we have provided health and nutrition benefits of pears.

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.
AmountOne medium pear contains 5.5 grams dietary fiber.

Proteins  - 
0.68 grams

Calories  - 
103



Nutrition In Pears

Minerals Contained
  • 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.
Vitamins Contains
  • 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.

1 comments:

Shawn dell said...

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