Fruit of the month

Pear

December, 2018
The Master Responds

Pear is a fruit that comes under the subfamily of Maloideae, which means this fruit is closely related to Apple. There are variety of species in pear with different skin colors like green, brown, red and yellow. It is commonly formed in the shape of a tear. Pear requires heavy soil to grow to its maximum potential and is commonly found in parts of Europe, Africa, and Asia. The fruit is crunchy on the outside and can be a little soft on the inside. The flesh of the fruit has granules which is called grit. Along with being tasty and cooling, this fruit has a good number of health benefits as well, which are as follows.

Fiber

The intake of fiber is very important for the smooth functioning of the bowl. Hence, intake of fruits that contain fiber is necessary to give a regular dose of fiber to the body. Pear serves to be one of the best sources of fiber, as it contains 6 grams of fiber in every medium size which makes about 24% of fiber consumption for a human body.

Improves Immune System

Pear contains calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamins like Vitamin C, K and Copper. Hence, a fruit packed with this amount of goodness serves to be a perfect source of antioxidants that can fight all the viruses and sickness that attack the body and along with this, pear also helps in improving and strengthening your body immunity system.


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