Nutritional Benefits of Pears

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Pears are one of the most popular fruit after apples and bananas.  They are juicy and sweet tasting fruit with a fibrous center.  They contain good amount of anti-oxidants and flavonoids.  If you eat pears regularly you would be reducing the chances of many health conditions such as Diabetes, diverticulosis and weight gain and improvement in heart conditions.

Nutrition in Pears

One pear contains around 15 grams of sugar, 6 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat.  They also contain little amount of protein. They are also good source of Vitamins such as Vitamin C and K apart from minerals such as Potassium calcium, iron and magnesium.

Health Benefits of Pears

Most fruits and vegetables offer multiple benefits since consuming them gives direct access to nutrition contained in them.  Even if the fruits contain natural sugar they are still better than processed foods which contain Sugar.

You Get Fiber

Since Pears contain fiber, eating them adds up your dietary fiber consumption.  There are multiple benefits of consuming fiber including controlling the blood sugar levels, hypertension, weight control etc.  Eating pears and other fruits will provide all these benefits to you.

Taking more fiber helps in reducing the chances of coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes.  Usually 14 grams of fiber per 1000 calories is recommended.

Help in Diverticulosis

Pears have fiber which absorb water and prevents flare up of Diverticulosis by making the passing of stool smooth.

Weight Loss

Like other fruits and vegetables, Pears also help reduce hunger and helps you bring down the consumption of junk foods.

Other Benefits

Other benefit of fiber in pears are detoxification due to regular bowel movements and improvement in digestion.

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