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Nutrition Facts about Pears

Fresh yellow pears

Fresh yellow pears

Fresh yellow pears

Fresh yellow pears

Pears are the least allergenic of all fruits. For people with allergies, pears can often be a safe fruit option

Pears are about 84% water—the other 16% is mostly carbohydrates and fiber. Pears contain a soluble fiber called pectin, which can support gut health as it nourishes gut bacteria.

Pears are a delicious, low-calorie, high-fiber snack. Here’s the nutritional breakdown for one medium-sized pear (180 grams):

Pear Nutrition

Pears make a great snack—especially if you pair them up with nuts or cheese.
The main plant compounds in pears are:

• Carotenoids, flavonoids, and anthocyanins. These compounds all act as antioxidants, working to fight free radicals and prevent cell damage.
• Pectin. This soluble fiber is good for gut health and helps you feel full.

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