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Pear Health Benefits

Pears have anti-oxidant and anti-carcinogen glutathione which help prevent high blood pressure and stroke. The pear is a sweet fruit that is said to be related to the apple. Its size is about that of an apple with several seeds in the core, like an apple.

 

The high vitamin C and copper content act as good anti-oxidants that protect cells from damages by free radicals.

 

The pectin in pears is diuretic and has a mild laxative effect. Drinking pear juice regularly helps regulate bowel movements.

 

Pear juice has an anti-inflammatory effect and helps relieve sufferers of much pain in various inflammatory conditions.

 

Even though it is slightly sweet, with low glycerin index and high fiber content pears helps in controlling the sugar levels in the blood and prevents diabetes.

 

Bone problems are very common these days. So in order to keep those bones healthy and prevent osteoporosis, it is very important to maintain the pH of the body and eat recommended amount of calcium daily.

 

PH of the body can be maintained through diet by consuming fruits and vegetables daily.

Folic acid is very important for a pregnant woman to keep the baby safe from birth defects.

 

Folic acid present in pears can help you in this issue and it is recommended to use it regularly during the pregnancy.

 

Pears also contain boron, which our bodies need in order to retain calcium, so this fruit can also be linked to prevention of osteoporosis.

 

Pears contain a fair amount of vitamins C, K, B2, B3, and B6. For expecting or nursing moms, they also contain folate.

 

Pears aren’t too shabby in the mineral department either, containing calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese.

 

Vitamin C and copper are antioxidant nutrients, so eating pears is good for your immune system, and may help prevent cancer.

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