Our pears are dried with the skin on, which contains at least three to four times as many phytonutrients as the flesh. These include antioxidants, anti-inflammatory flavonoids, and potentially anti-cancer phytonutrients. The skin of the pear has also been show to contain about half of the pear's total dietary fiber. Pears are also said to lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
Pears are one of the most easily digested fruits, in part because of their low acidity. This is why it's one of the first fruits given to infants when they start eating solid foods.They are also known to be hypoallergenic so they can be consumed by most allergic people without a problem.
Eat them as a snack, or add them to salads, porridges, or smoothies freely.
-Omega-3 Fatty Acids
-One of the highest sources of flavonols amongst fruits and vegetables (one pear provides half of the daily requirements)
-Lots of dietary fiber
Health benefits include:
-Decreased risk of chronic diseases caused by inflammation or oxidative stress, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
-Reduce cancer risk