16 Little Known Pear Juice Facts

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Pear Juice Promotes Massive Health Benefits

Pear juice is packed with health benefiting nutrients,  anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins, which are necessary for optimum health. Pears are an excellent source of fiber and a good source of vitamin C, only 100 calories per serving. Oh, and did I mention that pear juice is sodium-free, fat-free, and cholesterol-free. What makes pear juice so healthy?

  1. Pears are hypo-allergenic. This means that pear juice less likely to produce adverse reactions in people with food sensitivities and allergies.
  2. Pear juice is rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, C, E, niacin, folic acid, phosphorus, potassium, copper, calcium, iron, and magnesium.
  3. Pear juice helps to lower cholesterol. The high content of pectin in pears makes it very useful in helping to lower cholesterol levels.
  4. The pectin in pears is diuretic and has a mild laxative effect. Drinking pear juice regularly helps regulate bowel movements and alleviate constipation.
  5. The anti-oxidant nutrients in pears help to build the immune system. The vitamin C and copper found in pears help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Pear juice boosts the immune system and stimulates white cells to fight infection.
  6. Pear juice is a quick and natural source of energy.  The carbohydrates in pear juice boost energy levels throughout the day.
  7. Pears contain a potent antioxidant called quercetin, it is found in the pear skin. It is an anti-cancer and anti-carcinogen which helps to prevent cancer and artery damage that can lead to heart disease.
  8. Consuming pears on a daily basis satisfies the daily fiber requirements. The fiber promotes good colon health, protects the body from toxins and lowers the risk of breast cancer.
  9. Pear juice is valuable for our health as we grow older. It helps promote mental acuity and has proved to be effective treating and preventing Alzheimer’s disease.
  10. Pears help to manage (ARMD) Age-Related Macular Degeneration. ARMD causes the eyesight to deteriorate in adults, especially senior citizens.
  11. Pear juice helps to clear phlegm. Pear juice dissolves yellow / green phlegm, mucus in the throat and moistens the lungs. To reduce phlegm and mucus in the throat, combine pear juice, ginger, and honey.
  12. Pear juice contains a high level of boron. Boron helps to preserve calcium in the body, this helps to prevent and slow down osteoporosis.
  13. Pear juice is good for pregnant women. Pears contain a high calcium content, the calcium helps to develop healthier bones for the baby and strengthens mother’s bones too.
  14. Pears contain a compound known as glutathione. Glutathione has been shown to be effective at preventing hypertension and stroke.
  15. Pear juice contains a  high folate content. Folate prevents neural tube defects in infants.
  16. Pear juice is beneficial for fighting cancer thanks to an antioxidant known as hydroxycinnamic acid, it inhibits the growth of cancerous cells.

Make your own pear juice

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Ingredients:

  • 3-4 organic pears (should be enough to make a glass of pear juice)

Directions:

  1. Wash the pears and leave the skin, (if the pears are not organic remove the skin)
  2. Cut the pears.
  3. Remove the seeds
  4. Juice the pieces.
  5. Add ice (optional) and enjoy!

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