Small-medium sized fruits; thin and smooth skin, light green in colour (turning to intense yellow when ripe), blush red on exposed side. Flesh is cream-white, with a granular texture, slightly scented, juicy and sugary.
Pears are a great source of insoluble fiber, containing almost 6 grams (22% of the recommended daily amount) in one medium-size fruit.
Pears are high in fructose and other sugars. However, they have a low glycemic index of 38 and glycemic load of 4.
pears offer health advantages because of their fiber and antioxidants.