Calms DigestionThe pectin and fiber in pears can help stop diarrhea and the cooling tannins can calm an irritated digestive tract.
Keeps You HydratedPears are a watery food and when you add in the A and C vitamins and rich mineral content, they can help rehydrate you and keep you hydrated.
Improves ADHDBecause of there high fiber content, pears can slow down the sugar excitability that often accompanies ADHD. However they should be eaten in moderation because they do contain natural sugars themselves.
Helps Lower CholesterolPears are high in pectin (higher than apples) which reduces cholesterol levels by bonding with dietary fat and cholesterol and removing them from the body through the intestine before they are absorbed through the bloodstream.
Boosts Immune SystemPears contain a good amount of vitamins A, K, C, B2, B3, B6 and minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper so eating them is great for your immune system.
Hypoallergenic FruitPears are a hypoallergenic fruit. So if you have issues with food sensitivities, you usually can eat pears with no adverse side effects. This also makes them a great fruit to introduce to infants.
Prevents CancerThe hydroxycinnamic acid found in pears has been associated with preventing stomach and lung cancer.
Fights Alzheimer'sThe antioxidant quercetin found in the skin has been shown by a recent study at Cornell University to protect against Alzheimer's disease. So don’t' peel your pears!
Prevents OsteoporosisPears contain boron which our bodies need so we can retain calcium so they have been linked to osteoporosis prevention.
JUICING RECIPES:Here are two of my favorite pear juicing recipes. You'll love them! RECIPE #1 4 ribs of celery 1 nib of ginger 3 pears RECIPE #2 4 ribs of celery 2 handfuls of parsley 2 apples 2 pear
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