Health Benefits Of Pears 

Health

Published
Nov 6, 2021

Hindustan Times

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An excellent source of vitamins, fibre, iron, potassium, calcium and folic acid, pears make for a healthy snack when feeling hungry

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Though they taste sweet, they do not spike one’s blood sugar levels as they are low on the Glycemic Index

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Here are some of the health benefits of this tasty fruit

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They are a great source of vitamin C and fibre and amount to only 100 calories per serving

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Having a medium-sized pear provides you with 24 percent of your daily fibre needs

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Pears are a good source of potassium

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They contain 71 percent insoluble fibre and 29 percent soluble fibre

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Pears can help improve one’s gut health and prevent constipation when in combination with dietary fibre

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Full of antioxidants and flavonols, studies suggest that having pears can help lessen type 2 diabetes and strokes

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They are free of cholesterol, sodium and fat

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