The Pear is a Mediterranean fruit in Southeast Europe and Western Asia. You can get pear coloring pages to print here. Let us color them.
It is currently produced in various regions around the world. It is a refreshing food that is consumed naturally and appreciated in the kitchen to accompany numerous dishes.
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Properties and Benefits of Pear
The Pear is a variety of early Pear (learn the difference between early, autumn, and winter pears) that ripens in summer, which is why the harvest usually begins in July when it is still unripe:
It is, in fact, a fruit that should be kept in the refrigerator to increase its shelf life by a few days, once ripe, given its typical short life at room temperature.
Visually the thigh pear has a medium size and a green-yellowish skin, with some reddening in the parts directly exposed to the sun.
The pulp is white and vaguely grainy, with a juicy texture and a sweet taste that goes well with medium seasoned cheese and spicy flavors.
Besides containing many vitamins (especially A, B1, B2, C, and E), Pears are rich in fibers (especially in the peel) beneficial for the excellent functioning of the bowel.
Sorbitol present in it helps digestion and brings benefits to the dental arch. Pectin is another vital substance contained in Pear.
This substance, besides stimulating diuresis, helps the regulation of bowel movements.
The high potassium content in Pear makes this fruit suitable for a hyposodic diet, whereas boron helps the body fix calcium, therefore contrasting the effects of osteoporosis.
Among the many properties of Pear, there is the antioxidant one that helps not only prevent stroke but also protect cells from free radicals.
Indicated for those who must keep blood pressure under control, Pear is also suitable for fighting inflammatory outbreaks.
Moreover, Pear, thanks to its high content of fructose and glucose, can accumulate a good reserve of energy which can be very useful in case of exhaustion or during sports activities.
On the other hand, not everyone knows Pear is not a fruit but an apple of the genus Pyrus: the “real” fruit is represented by the core and its seeds, just like apples.
Consumed since the times of Prehistory, Pear is still indicated today during newborns’ weaning and is rich in fructose and mineral salts, especially potassium. It is suitable for those who practice a lot of sports.