Pear is an extremely sweet fruit, however, unlike apples, it is not high in calories at all. It contains a lot of fiber, which helps improve the digestive system. What are the benefits of pears and who should not eat them – read in the TSN.ua article.
Pears: benefits for the body
These fruits contain a large amount of folic acid, which participates in the processes of regulating the function of hematopoietic organs and redox processes, has a positive effect on the work of the liver and intestines, and also supports the immune system.
- What else benefits of pears for the human body:
- these fruits contain vitamins of group B, E, C, K, D, H, PP;
- pears are not high in calories, and they also speed up metabolism, which helps to lose weight;
- the fruits contain many useful minerals, in particular, boron, chlorine, iron, sulfur, phosphorus, magnesium, nitrite, calcium, potassium;
- due to the large amount of fiber, pears help reduce cholesterol levels, which is important during the treatment of obesity and diabetes;
- the composition of these fruits includes a natural antibiotic (arbutin) – therefore, their use even helps to lower the temperature.
Doctors note that pears are especially useful for women. They help stop the aging process and participate in cell regeneration.
Who is not recommended to eat pears
Pears benefit the body, but not everyone can eat them. It is worth refusing to add this fruit to your diet in some cases:
- you have gastritis, stomach ulcers or other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- it is better for the elderly to refuse to eat sour fruits, because they aggravate disorders of the nervous system;
- do not eat overripe pears, as this will cause an upset stomach.
Doctors also warn that pears should not be eaten on an empty stomach, because a large amount of fiber can have a negative effect on the intestinal mucosa.