The Benefits of Eating Pears
Pear is one of the world’s oldest plants cultivated. In traditional Chinese medicine is used as a cure for more than 2000 years.
The Chinese used pear to reduce swelling, for anti-inflammatory effects, reducing blood sugar levels and also as a diuretic (help urinating). Also have worldwide reputation as a home remedy to treat cough, hangover and constipation.
Scientists from the University of Minnesota made a detailed review of the scientific literature published for pears from 1970 to today.
Despite a good source of vitamin C, abundance of fiber is what pear stands out from the other fruits. An average sized pear provides 24 percent of the required daily amount of fiber. It contains no sodium and contains 190 mg of potassium.
Researches show that eating pears (along with apples and green leafy vegetables), protects against brain stroke and appearance of ulcers, reduces the risk of diabetes and reduces women’s death rate from cardiovascular diseases.
This delicious fruit contains fructose and sorbitol, which means, it is sweet enough to serve as dessert. Well, good appetite!
This delicious fruit is recommended for everyone, but especially for those who suffer:
- Arterial hypertension
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Delicate stomach
- Fluid retention
- Diarrhea and colic