High Blood Pressure? Pears to the Rescue!
Pears, the magical anti-oxidant fruit. Abundant in the fall, this is the perfect time of the year to pick some up! Many of these great nutrients include:
- Anti-Carcinogen Glutathione
- Vitamin B2 & B6
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Anti-Inflammatory Flavonoids
- And, phytonutrients like cinnamic acids.
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Get the skinny on Pears ~ learn about the Fiber content… Each medium sized pear may contain as much as 6 grams of fiber! Look at how this fiber content, along with the other nutrients, helps your health:
- Lower Blood Pressure
- Increase Weight loss
- Increase Energy
- Reduce Risk of Cancer
- Reduce Cholesterol Levels
- Reduce Risk of Stroke
- Reduce Constipation
- Increase bowel movements & colon health
- Reduce Diverticulosis
- Retards Osteoporosis
- Reduce Inflammation
- Support Pregnancy
- Reduce Phlegm
- Sustain Blood Sugar Levels
- Reduce fevers
- And, it boosts immunity.
An infant’s first food due to low acidity, easily digestible, and a low-allergen. Pears are a member of the rose family and vary in color from green, red, yellow, or brown and originally from Africa, Europe, and Asia. The names and styles of different pears are:
- Red Anjou
- Red Bartlett
- Or, Starkrimson
Pears are picked unripe and finish ripening off the tree. Best to keep them in the fridge until ready to ripen them at room temperature. Squishy pears are overripe and not good for eating but may be used for cooking.
How to eat these delicious, magnificent, delights of nature? Raw is the best, but wash first. Add other ingredients for a variety of tastes. For example:
- Add spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, anise, or ginger
- Splash with lemon, lime, or orange juice to add flavor & reduce oxidizing
- Blend with parsley for a wonderful flavor
- Top pizzas with pears and goat cheese
- Blend smoothies of apples, pears, and lime
- Puree into pear butter
- Cube on top of granola or oatmeal
- Poach with flavoring and top with vanilla
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