Pear Nutrition

 

…………..Pear Nutrition Facts.. Pears are among the most popular fruits in the world, and it’s no
wonder why! They are an excellent source of fiber and have vitamin C for only 100 calories per serving. And, they’re
sodium free, fat free, and cholesterol free. That’s a lot of nutrition in one sweet and juicy package! Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is the foundation for a healthy lifestyle, and pears are a delicious part of this menu. But what makes pears so healthy? Let’s take a closer look, starting with the
USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans!
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Weekly Meal Planning

Weekly Meal Planning

Pears are a perfect pick for any course of any day of the week!
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Nutrient-Dense

Nutrient-Dense

A medium sized pear (about 166 grams) is a nutrient-dense food that contains only 100 calories, and is fat free.
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Fiber

Fiber

Pears are an excellent source of fiber!
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), has established fruit, especially whole fruit, as a key component of a healthy eating pattern.
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Vitamin C, Phytonutrients, and Antioxidants, oh my!

Vitamin C, Phytonutrients, and Antioxidants, oh my!

Pears naturally contain phytonutrients and other antioxidants, a variety of which are found in the vibrantly colored skins of the different pear varieties.
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Pears and Diabetes

Pears and Diabetes

Learn why pears are a sweet you can eat.
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Sodium Free

Sodium Free

Pears are sodium-free and each medium-sized pear offers about 190 mg of potassium, which is 5% of the Daily Value.
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Fat Free

Fat Free

Pears are fat-free and cholesterol-free. 
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From the Orchard

From the Orchard

The story of the delectable pear begins in the soil.
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