Pear

 

Perk up your mood with a nutrient-packed pear. With a good source of fibre, a pear will love your gut and support a good mood.

What nutrients in pears boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Natural fruit sugars
  • Low GI carbohydrates
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge

Top tip: Ripen your pears faster by putting them in a brown paper bag with a banana or apple.

 
Prep
  • Slice
  • Preserve
  • Poach
  • Bake

Top tip: Don’t eat a bare pear – keep the skins on for loads more antioxidants, colourful pigments and fibre.

When Are They In Season?

Pears are available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One pear (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Pear trees arrived in Australia with the First Fleet in 1787.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one pear unpeeled raw (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One pear (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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