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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Pear is almost as large as apple, but unlike apples, pears are more difficult to peel and they can be yellow, green, brown, red or a combination of more colors.
This fruit usually tastes sweet and juicy, and Chinese pear is the most popular kind, which also has the most healing properties. Pears can be found throughout the whole year, but they taste best at the end of summer and fall.
Pears are an excellent source of fiber, and they also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, C and E, and folic acid and niacin as well. This fruit is rich source of copper, phosphorus and potassium, and it also contains calcium, chlorine, iron, magnesium, sodium and sulfur in smaller amounts.
Pears are hypoallergenic fruit rich in fiber and they rarely cause allergic reactions. This is the main reason why pear juice is excellent for babies, mostly because of its sweet taste, and the numerous health benefits for the youngest as well.
Pears contain antioxidant and anti-cancer substances which reduce the risk of high blood pressure and heart attack.
High levels of vitamin C and copper reduce the level of free radicals in the body and in this way they stop every cell damages.
Pears are rich in pectin, which is efficient in reducing the bad cholesterol level.
Dietary fiber is great for proper function and health of digestive tract, and they can prevent the occurrence of colon cancer.
Pectin is a natural diuretic and it has mild laxative effect, which stimulates bowel function and provides normal food digestion.
Pears are rich source of glucose and fructose, which rapidly increase energy level.
Consuming a large glass of fresh pear juice is the best way to reduce temperature.
Its antioxidative effect strengthens the immune system, so eat pears and drink pear juice, especially now, in the season of flu and colds.
Pears have calming effect and help in relieving pain in numerous inflammation processes.
Pear contains high boron level, which helps the body absorb calcium and in this way it prevents the occurrence of osteoporosis.
All pregnant women should increase the folic acid intake during their pregnancy, in order to stop any congenital malformations in the fetus. Pears are rich in folic acid, so experts always recommend consuming pears during pregnancy.
When buying, always choose harder and thicker pears with dark color. Leave them for a couple of days until they get softer.
You should also keep pears away from food with intensive smell, for example, garlic, onion or pickled cabbage, because this fruit can easily absorb other product’s smell.