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Also Known As : Nashpatti
Technical Name : Pyrus communis


Taste Profile

It is sweet and juicy in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Pears can be used in fruit salads and smoothies.

Common names and forms

  1. Diced Pears


Pear is a sweet aromatic fruit with juicy flesh. Pears are bell-shaped and vary from green to yellow colour.

Health benefits

  • Fibre present in the pear reduces the cholesterol in the body and protects from heart disease.(1)
  • It helps to control blood sugar levels and prevents diabetes.(1)
  • It has a high content of antioxidants that helps to boost the immune system.(1)
  • It keeps the bones healthy and prevents osteoporosis.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fresh light green firm pears without any brown spots. Avoiding buying pears that are soft.


Overconsumption of pears might cause complications like diarrhea, bloating, nausea, heartburn, and headache.(2)

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