Monday, October 24, 2011

Efficacy Of Pear Fruit

Pears included in the genus Pyrus and the family Rosaceae. Pears are trees that come from tropical climates in Western Europe, Asia and North Africa. Tree-altitude being, can reach 10-17 meters but most species are short trees with lush leaves.

Efficacy Of Pear Fruit
Criss-cross leaves, oval-shaped wide but can also form a slender lanceolate. The length between 2 to 12 cm. In most species, leaf green shiny or slightly hairy silver. The tree is very resistant to freeze in the winter weather up to -25 ° C and -40 ° C except for evergreen species are resistant only to cool to -15 ° C. Like apples, pears including juicy fruit because the water content is very high. This fruit has an average weight of 160 grams with a length of 18 cm and 8 cm wide. The characters that bring freshness to make a pear are a favourite of consumers.

The following range of usefulness when we eat a pear:
Control your Blood Pressure, Pears belong to the plant that has good nutritional value, among which are potassium, fiber food (dietary fiber), vitamin C, vitamin K, and copper. According to The George Mateljan Foundation (2006), fiber content of food on pears included in either category. Consumption of pears has met 19.8 percent of the body's need for fiber food every day.
In addition to lowering cholesterol, fiber content of food on the pears is also very useful in the digestive system. Consumption of adequate amounts of fiber is good for constipation and is safe for sensitive stomach or intestinal inflammation. 

The content of fiber and copper on pear fruit can also prevent colon cancer. High fiber content makes pears are also very good for diabetics.
Vitamin C and K Pears are a good source of vitamin C. Consumption of pears sufficient to meet 17 percent of the body's vitamin C every day. Vitamin C is known as the primary compound your body needs in a variety of important processes, ranging from the manufacture of collagen (fibrous protein that forms connective tissue in the bone), fat transporters, electron transporters from a variety of enzymatic reactions, hyper healthy gums, regulating cholesterol levels, and hyper immunity. In addition, our bodies need vitamin C for wound healing and improve brain function in order to work optimally. The content of vitamin K in a pear is also quite good. Consumption of pears sufficient to meet 15 percent of the body's vitamin K each day. Vitamin K is very useful to assist the process of blood clotting. Vitamin K has potential in preventing serious diseases, like heart disease and stroke, due to the effect that may reduce hardening of the arteries by a factor of calcium plaque deposits.

Anticancer, pears also contain compounds which are essential for the body. Pears contain chlorogenic acid (chlorogenic acid), which is one part of hydroxy cinnamic acid.Hydroxy cinnamic acid is acting as an antioxidant which can block the formation of cancer cells. The results also showed that the acid could prevent the growth of Shigella sonnei bacteria, which cause diseases of the digestive tract. Hydroxy cinnamic acid can also prevent colon cancer. Ability is owned because it can bind to nitric acid in the stomach, thus inhibiting the formation of nitrosamines. Nitrosamines are carcinogenic compounds (causes cancer) with huge potential in the body.

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