5 reasons pears are so good for you

Among other things, they can boost your immune system

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” goes the old saying. Even though we know we can’t compare apples to pears, we will do it anyway. Because even pears are extremely healthy. We give you five reasons why you should eat pears every day.

1.Pears are great for your heart and blood vessels

This is due to the fiber in the fruit. These can help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure.

2. Less chance of type 2 diabetes

Besides fiber, pears also contain flavanols and anthicids. These three come together to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. This is due to their ability to increase insulin resistance, which makes it easier for your body to absorb insulin and glucose into the bloodstream.

3. Stronger immune system

Pears are full of antioxidants like vitamin C and copper. These antioxidants help your immune system work better, thus protecting you better from illness. And nowadays that’s more than a luxury. And if you do become sick, pears can help you heal faster.

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