Pears are healthy

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Pears are healthy

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There are 40 different types of pears. Originating from North Africa, Asia and Europe. The most common are probably the Conference and Doyenne du Comice. Gieser Wildeman is the most widely used stewed pear. They are often eaten in the fall and winter months and are tasty as a snack like almost every kind of fruit. However, they are available throughout the year. In addition, they are often eaten as a dessert at dinner. They are both fresh and prepared very tasty. Roughly speaking, there are two types of pears, pears and stewed pears.

Pears and apples are family and they both contain a lot of fiber. Research has shown that these have a protective effect against colon and breast cancer. In addition, the fibers obviously help in losing weight. A pear unpeeled delivers more than 10 % of the daily recommended amount of fiber. That's very much even for fruit. This makes that they fit perfectly into a diet and will contribute to weight loss.

Moreover, it is highly recommended that you eat the pear with unpeeled. The many vitamins and minerals are in the skin. In addition, the fibers can also be found in the skin.

Nutritive value
100 grams of pear with skin contains about 55 calories. 12.8 grams carbohydrates, 0.47 grams of protein and 0.29 grams of fat. The pear is 83 % water.

Pears also contain per 100 grams of 126 mg potassium, 10 mg magnesium, 8 mg of calcium, 0.26 mg of iron, 4.6 mg of vitamin C, carotene 0.032 mg, 0.033 mg of vitamin B1 and 0.038 mg of vitamin B2. These healthy minerals and vitamins can be found especially in the skin of pears.

Pears can be bought in any supermarket and keep in a cool place approximately one week. They are ripe when they give off a sweet smell and when they are quite soft. If you keep the pears in the refrigerator they will remain good for up to 3 weeks.

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