Published by: Pravin Makwana
Pears Nutrition of Powerhouse: We all eat fruit, but if we choose this type of fruit, which contains nutrients and also solves health related problems, then its importance increases many times. Pear is one such fruit. Which is a powerhouse of nutrients. There is a treasure of health hidden in it.
Pears are nutrient dense. It is very beneficial in heart related diseases, blood sugar, stomach related diseases and weight loss. Pear is a very good source of dietary fiber. It also contains many types of vitamins and minerals.
Chief Clinical Nutritionist at Dietary Fiber-Apollo Hospital, Bangalore Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi has said that Nashpati is a powerhouse of nutrients due to its qualities. There are several reasons for that. In India where people are more prone to stomach related problems. Also, because of the fiber in pears, the solution to this problem will be found in them. Consuming one pear daily provides 6 grams of dietary fiber. So this gives relief from many diseases including constipation.
Vitamins- Vitamin C and several other antioxidants are found in pears. Which is very necessary considering the temperature of India. It boosts the immune system and protects against infection.
Minerals-Potassium is found in pears. Which is necessary for heart health. Today when the number of heart patients is increasing in India. Then a pear every day will reduce this problem.
Antioxidants- Pear contains antioxidants called flavonoids and carotenoids. Which protects the cell from oxidative stress. Due to pollution, oxidative stress in cells is very high, which leads to many diseases.
Lowers sugar – India is becoming the diabetic capital of the world. Pears are said to be excellent snacks for diabetic patients. Especially if you eat it in the morning, the post-meal sugar spike will not rise.
Essential for heart health – A 2019 study found that people who ate 2 small pears daily for 12 weeks had a significant increase in blood pressure. Due to high blood pressure, fatal situations like heart attack, cardiac arrest are exposed. So there are several reasons why we should eat only one pear every day.
(Disclaimer: The advice given in this article is for general information, News 18 Gujarati does not endorse the same, consult doctors before acting on any advice)