Pears are among the most popular fruits in the world, and it’s no wonder why! They are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C for only 100 calories per serving. And, they’re sodium free, fat free, and cholesterol free. That’s a lot of nutrition in one sweet and juicy package!
Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is the foundation for a healthy lifestyle, and pears are a delicious part of this menu. But what makes pears so healthy?
Let’s take a closer look, starting with the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans!