Pears are often referred to as ‘food for the gods’. The taste of pears is a mixture of a buttery, crunchy and sweet sensation which almost melts like sand in your mouth.
This luscious fruit is an excellent source of dietary fibers, vitamin C, vitamin K and copper. As a good source of antioxidants, pear helps protect the body from free radicals while providing antioxidant benefits to one’s health.
Its dietary fiber content makes pears good for cardiovascular health while lowering the body’s cholesterol levels. Pears also promote colon health and helps prevent the risks of certain cancers.
For those with food allergies, pear is a great source of the essential vitamins and nutrients that the body needs without producing the ill-effects of other fruits which may cause allergy attacks. In addition, pears help in the fight against macular degeneration and are effective in promoting intestinal health.
Pears are best enjoyed in fruit or vegetable salads, fresh pears can be added in breakfast cereals and they can be chopped and mixed with your favorite drinks as well.