Nutrition benefits found in Pears

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Pear is a type of delicious tree that belongs to a family of roses and is native to Asia and Europe. The Chinese considered the pear which they call “li” to be a symbol of immortality.

Pears are one of the highest-fiber fruits. Fiber is essential for gut health, soluble-fiber feeds the healthy bacteria in your gut which may improve immunity.

Selection: Choose firm pears then check for ripeness by applying gentle pressure to the stem end of the pear with your thumb. When it yields to the pressure, it’s ready to eat.

Storage: Store unripe pears in a paper bag at room temperature. Refrigerate ripe pears.