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Pears come in many different varieties. Bartlett, Bosc, and D’Anjou pears are among the most popular. But around 100 types are grown worldwide menu.

A medium-sized pear provides the following nutrients :UFABET  

  • Calories: 101
  • Protein: 1 gram (g)
  • Carbs: 27 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Vitamin C: 9% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin K: 7% of DV
  • Potassium: 4% of the DV
  • Copper: 16% of DV

This same serving also provides small amounts of folate, provitamin A, and niacin. Folate and niacin are important for cellular function and energy production. While provitamin A supports skin health and wound healing.

Pears are likewise a rich source of important minerals, such as copper and potassium. Copper plays a role in immunity, cholesterol metabolism, and nerve function. Whereas potassium aids muscle contractions and heart function.

What’s more, these fruits are an excellent source of polyphenol antioxidants. Which protect against oxidative damage. Be sure to eat the whole pear, as the peel boasts up to six times more polyphenols than the flesh.

May promote gut health

Pears are an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fiber. Which are essential for digestive health. These fibers help maintain bowel regularity by softening and bulking up stool. One medium-sized pear packs 6 g of fiber, or about 21% of your daily fiber needs.

Additionally, pears are rich in pectin, a type of soluble fiber that has been associated with several benefits, including improved gut health and immune function.

Notably, pectin may also help relieve constipation. In one older 4-week study, 80 adults with constipation received 24 g of pectin per day. They experienced constipation relief and increased levels of beneficial gut bacteria.

As pear skin contains a substantial amount of fiber, it’s best to eat this fruit unpeeled