It’s not easy being a pear! Pears are in a category all their own. Sweet flavor, tender flesh, smooth skin, grows on a tree. But no they are not an apple. A pear is a quiet fruit. Simple and sophisticated. Not much crunch or acid. But the flavor of a ripe perfect pear is incomparable – deliciously delicate. Pears come in many varieties, but one thing they have in common is super fruit nutrition facts!
New Character Announcement: And today is a special day since I will be unveiling a new Lunchbox Bunch character…and he is indeed a pear. I will post him in the next hour!
Hint: This pear could give Michael Phelps a swim for his money….
Click ahead for pear super fruit nutrition facts…
1 large pear
fat 0 grams
protein 1 gram
carbs 35 grams
fiber 7 grams, 29% RDA
vitamin C 16% RDA
Vitamin K 13% RDA
Folate 4% RDA
Copper 9% RDA
Potassium 8% RDA
Magnesium 4% RDA
Cyanidin, Caffeic acid and Lutein.
Pears are a great source of fiber, vitamins C and K and the important electrolyte potassium.
Pears are perfection! Sweet, simple and healthy!