These pear facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including pears in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include pears in your diet.
The pear is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Vitamin C, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Niacin and Potassium
The nutritional value and health benefits of pears make them (somewhat) suitable for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Avoid eating pears if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of pear.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Pear (unpeeled)||185g||24||4.5||0||405|
|Canned Pear (in water)||250g||16||3.5||0||270|
|Canned Pear (in syrup)||250g||37||5||0||620|
|Canned Pear (in pear juice, drained)||1 cup (250g)||25.5||4.5||0||445|
|Pear Juice (canned)||200ml||27.5||0||0||470|