Can a pear a day keep the doctor away? Should we drink pear juice on a regular basis? How can pears and pear juice be beneficial for your health? What are the main pear juice benefits? How to make pear juice at home with basic ingredients and easy instructions? The article will give you full answers to all these questions.
What are the nutrients included in each cup of pear juice?
|Pears are especially rich in insoluble fiber, containing almost 6 grams (22% of the recommended daily amount) in one medium-size fruit.
Pears contain negligible amounts of both saturated and unsaturated fats.
Pears contain very little protein and are not a complete source of all essential amino acids. Still, they do contain trace amounts of the amino acids leucine, lysine, and glutamic acid.
Pears are a good source of vitamin C, containing approximately 13% of the daily value. One pear contains about 6% of the daily recommended amount of copper and 6% of the daily recommended amount of potassium.
Eating two pears every day can meet your fruit needs and is highly recommended.
Pear juice is made by juicing the fruit and taking as much liquid as possible without mixing in the fibrous material. Accordingly, nutrients in pear fruit are fully preserved by juicing a huge concentration of nutrients and antioxidants.
Pear juice is packed with vitamins, minerals, and powerful components, including vitamin C, potassium, copper, vitamin K, various B vitamins, anthocyanins, flavonols, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and iron, as well as various other polyphenolic compounds and antioxidants.
5 benefits of pear juice to your health
1. Boosting heart health
Pears are one of the fruits that are high in the potassium content, which means the fruit has a positive impact on the heart’s health. Potassium acts as a vasodilator (an extremely good one) that helps in lowering blood pressure.
This results in increased blood flow in all parts of the body that provides oxygen to organs. This oxygenation of the organs promotes their effective function. If you are a heart patient or want to prevent heart stroke risks, a cup of pear juice per day is definitely a great choice!
2. Resistance to cancer risks
Pears contain vitamins A and C and flavonoid compounds like beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, etc. They eliminate free radicals toxic substances that mutate healthy cells’ DNA and are a precursor to cancer.
Regular pears consumption, especially pear juice, can reduce the risk of developing colon, rectum, breast, prostate, and lung cancer.
3. Build strong bones
Scientifically based, there is a large amount of vitamin K in pears, which is an essential nutrient in maintaining bone health and preventing bone breakdown.
Juicing pears are also an important source of the bone-building mineral boron, which is vital in calcium absorption. The antioxidant phytonutrients in pears can also prevent bone loss and improve overall bone health.
4. Losing weight
If you are on a strict diet, you may wonder whether pear juice could hinder your weight loss journey. Fortunately, the answer is no! In contrast, this kind of juice can shorten the path to your dreamy body goal. The first reason is that pears are rich in fiber content that helps you feel full easily and for a long time. This prevents you from eating too much and thus controlling your daily calorie intake.
Moreover, the fruit is high in water content, making it high in volume but low in calories. This is much more pronounced if you drink pear juice.
Last but not least, pears aid healthy digestion, which is crucial for healthy weight loss. It helps fight constipation. And as we know, a healthy digestive system is linked to healthy weight loss. All these factors make pear juice a perfect fruit juice for weight loss.
5. Improving the immune system
Eating pears or drinking pear juice can be a way to increase your vitamin C intake.
Vitamin C is a vitamin that acts like an antioxidant but is also needed to make collagen, regenerate other antioxidants in the body, and used it for protein synthesis and wound healing.
Pears’ vitamin C content helps your body produce infection-fighting white blood cells. It also helps build strong blood vessels so that those cells can travel throughout your body.
One cup of pear juice contains 12.4 milligrams of vitamin C, compared with 7 milligrams in one serving of the whole pear. The vitamin C in one serving of pear juice represents 17 percent of the vitamin C intake for women or 14 percent for men.
5 extremely simple steps to enjoy homemade juice of pears
Eating fruits and drinking fruit juice has long been considered highly beneficial for our health. With all the nutrition benefits above, pear juice is really worth trying. With only 5 simple steps, why not follow the instructions at home right now?
- 3 medium-sized pears
- 1 orange (if desired, for flavor)
- 1 lemon (if desired, for flavor)
- A pinch of sea salt
STEP 1: Preprocessing
To make pear juice, the first thing you need to do is wash pears because the fruit displayed in the mini-mart racks or on the street stalls are exposed to many germs and pollution.
Then peel the outer cover. It will help you keep your fruit safe and healthy, which helps you in the juicing process.
STEP 2: Cutting
Prior to the juicing process, cut the fruits into small cubes, usually three slices of each pear. In a blender, cut the pieces even smaller.
STEP 3: Blending
Juice or blend the pear thoroughly for 2-3 minutes, waiting until it has an even consistency.
STEP 4: Concentrating
Once the pears get juiced or blended in, it is here that you add the boiling pan of water to dilute the consistency.
Now in a boiling pan of water, plop the pears in and wait for the water to concentrate. Make sure the water is appropriate in amount, maybe two or three cups.
You may add sugar or syrup, just a little bit of it for some taste.
Don’t wait too long in the boiling pan, or the pears will start molding. As soon as the water becomes concentrated, sieve the water and put the rest of the pears in a mixer grinder or preferably a juicer.
STEP 5: Enjoying
Serve the pear juice chilled and enjoy it with your friends or family members!
With pleasant flavors and health benefits, pear juice is bound to become more and more popular in families’ meals. Acknowledging that, Tan Do company is here to supply fruit juice with the best taste, quality, and price ever!
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