How Many Calories are in Pears?

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Because we associate sweetness with chocolates and equate it with calories, it becomes easy to believe pears are loaded with calories, too.  Pears are sweet, not mention juicy, which could make you nervous if you are following a tight diet.

Wrong.

One of the most interesting things about this bell-shaped fruit is its use in weight loss diet plans.  Its effectiveness in losing weight has been scrutinized all over the world.

Pear is a ‘super fruit’ containing lots of vitamins and minerals.  Eighty percent of its weight is attributed to water.  However, the calorie-content of a 100 gram-serving of pear is just 58 calories.

Medium pears have 98 calories, larger ones have 121 calories, while dried pears have more – 229 calories with servings of five halves.

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