Health Facts about Pear

Pear is a nutrient dense fruit with vital vitamins and minerals required for our good health.It is a good source of Vitamin C and an excellent source of dietary fiber.It is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium.

Always it is good to pick the food which contains low sodium or sodium free because high intake of sodium food causes health hazards.

In this case, Pear is an wonderful healthy fruit.It reduces the risk of developing high blood pressure,heart attacks and strokes.

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Similarly saturated fat and cholesterol are also enemies for our good health.Pears are fat free and cholesterol free.Including this kind of nutrient dense fruit reduces the risk of coronary heart disease.

It contains a powerful antioxidant,Vitamin C,which is more essential for normal growth and repair and for our over all good health.It boost the immune system and protects the body against infectious diseases. It also aids in healing of cuts,wounds and bruises.

Pear,a fiber rich fruit reduces the cholesterol in our body and also reduces the risk of some type of cancers and heart diseases.It also helps to treat constipation.

Pears contain high level of boron. It helps the body to retain calcium and reduces the risk of osteoporosis.

Pears contain Quercetin, an antioxidant which helps to prevent cancer and also protect from artery damage that can lead to heart disease.

Pears have a low glycemic index which is good for diabetics..It helps to improve blood glucose levels.

The high content of folate in pears helps to prevent neural tube defects in infants.

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