Pears Small 1kg

Georgia S$15.10

SKU: FRU-2169

According to the USDA FoodData Central database, one medium pearTrusted Source weighing around 178 g contains:

  • 101 calories
  • 0.249 g of fat
  • 27.1 g of carbohydrate, including 17.4 g of sugar and 5.52 g of fiber
  • 1 g of protein

Pears also provide essential vitamins and minerals, including:

  • vitamin C
  • vitamin K
  • potassium

They also provide smaller amounts of:

  • calcium
  • iron
  • magnesium
  • riboflavin
  • vitamin B-6
  • folate

Pears, especially those with red skin, also contain carotenoids, flavonoids, and anthocyanins. These are plant compounds that offer several health benefits and also act as antioxidants.

In fact, in 2011, the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging found that pears were among the top contributors of flavonoidsTrusted Source in the diet.