Dried Pears

Description

These nutritious dried pears not only taste great, but they are also great for you! Luscious dried pears have a mild sweet taste and soft texture. Packed with fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, they are a nourishing treat and healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth.

 

Health Benefits of Dried Pears

Dried pears are an excellent source of dietary fiber in both soluble and insoluble forms. Pears contain a water-soluble fiber known as pectin, which helps to control blood sugar and cholesterol levels by slowing the passage of food from the stomach to the small intestine. They are also high in an insoluble fiber known as cellulose, which promotes normal bowel function.

Rich in vitamins C, E, and B-complex vitamins such as folate, a serving of dried pears really packs a nutritional punch. Vitamins C and E provide immunity-boosting benefits, promote healthy skin and eyes, and also serve as powerful antioxidants in the body. The antioxidant capabilities help to defend cells against free radical damage, which is associated with age-related disease and degeneration. B-complex vitamins such as folate are essential for fetal development, brain function, the development of red blood cells, and more. Dried pears are also a good source of potassium, iron, and copper.

Dried Pears 
Nutrition
Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
Serving Size 1oz(28g)
% Daily Value *
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0

0%
Trans Fat0
Sodium0
0%
Dietary Fiber2g

9%
Protein1g
Vitamin C0%
Iron4%
Calories70
Saturated Fat0
0%
Cholesterol0

0%
Total Carbohydrate20g 7%
Sugars0g
Vitamin A0
Calcium0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.