Use of pears for health
Once in China, a pear was considered a symbol of durability. The fruits of the pear tree are rich in active substances. They contain glucose, fructose and sucrose, vitamins A, B1, B2, B9, PP, C, E, as well as carotene, catechins, pectins, iron, manganese, iodine, copper, potassium, molybdenum, calcium and tannins.
Since there are more fructose in the pear than glucose, it is useful when the pancreas is broken. That's why pears and drinks from them serve as a good component of a diet for obesity and diabetes.
The content of vitamin B9 (folic acid) pear "overtook" black currant.
An important point! Folk and official medicine recommend not eating fruits on an empty stomach. Do not advise them to wash down with water.
Pear helps to remove heavy metals and toxins from the body. It has essential oils that can enhance immunity, prevent infectious diseases and fight depression.
Benefits of pears during pregnancy
In general, pears, if it is a question of feeding pregnant women, enough safe fruit. They have few calories and a lot of nutrients important for expectant mothers. The most useful are the varieties Bosk and Red Bartlett, Anjou and Komis in a mature form. It should be taken into account that imported pears are not always organic. In this regard, it is recommended to peel the skin from the fruit before consumption.
The fruits of pears are recommended for use in kidney diseases in pregnant women. They refresh the body, help reduce body temperature.
According to the research, 100 grams of pears contain 12 ?g of vitamin B9 (folic acid), so necessary for pregnant women to prevent fetal malformations. Folic acid is very important in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Pears are also a good source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid). In one pear contains about 7 mg of ascorbic acid, that is 11% of the daily needs of the body. Vitamin C as an antioxidant is an assistant in the fight against infections that are especially dangerous during pregnancy. Nutritionists are advised to use pears with foods rich in iron: rice, legumes, liver, to help absorb the anemia-protecting element.
Lack of iron - a frequent phenomenon in pregnancy, so the presence of ascorbic acid in the diet of a future mother is so important. Potassium in the pears helps to maintain normal heart function, calcium provides a healthy formation of the future baby's bone system and maintains a good condition of the pregnant woman's teeth.
Pears contain a lot of fiber, which helps to cope with constipation, which is typical during pregnancy. It should be noted that drugs, which doctors often attribute to iron deficiency, just cause constipation. Therefore, it is so important to eat fruits and vegetables with a fibrous structure.
Pears of local origin are recommended to be used with the skin to improve digestion. One medium size pear contains 4-5 grams of dietary fiber.
Pregnant women often worry about gaining excess weight, especially in the third trimester. But pears should not cause such fear, because they are not high-calorie. One pear contains approximately 100 kilocalories and many simple carbohydrates, which provide the body of a future mother with healthy energy.
Pears pregnant women can and should be included in the food ration within reasonable limits. Two or three fetuses a day will be enough to replenish the body with vitamins and fiber. Do not use pears for the night. To all questions arising in pregnant women regarding these fruits, the doctor will answer.