Pears are the source of Vitamin C, potassium, fibre and several other minerals. This fruit is fat-free, cholesterol-free and is considered as nature’s ideal fruit. It helps to fight against the deadly disease like cancer, prevents from diabetes and control the cardiovascular disease. If you are planning to lose weight, then instead of strict diet have some pears on regular basis.
There are more than 3,000 varieties of pears available around the globe in which Brown pear or Bosc pears are one of them. These pears are famous for spicy aroma and brown coloured outer cover. Brown pears are commonly grown in Europe, United States, Australia and several other western countries. This russet skinned pear is available in all grocery stores throughout the winter.
A single brown pear contains 11.1% of Vitamin C, 15.9% of fibre, 9.3% Vitamin K and 9.5% copper in it. Apart from all these, it also contains calcium, iron, riboflavin, vitamin A, niacin, phosphorous, thiamine and several other nutrients that help in curing the diseases like cold, allergies, asthma, etc.
A Brown pear is also a rich source of calories. One normal size brown pear contains 100 calories out of which 9% of its calories are available from carbohydrate and rest 24% of its calories come from dietary fibre. This pear also contains 26 g carbohydrates, dietary fibre 6 g, sugars 16g and proteins only 1g. Brown pear also contains vitamin C and calcium in 10% and 2% amount. It does not have any vitamin A, fat, sodium or iron.
Another single medium-sized generic Brown pear also contains 100 calories. It contains 25 g total carbohydrates, 4g dietary fibre, 15 g sugars and 1 g proteins in it. This generic pear also contain 2% calcium and iron as well as 10 % vitamin C. It does not contain any fat, cholesterol, potassium, sodium and vitamin A.