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Red Anjou Pear

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Red Anjou Pear review: 59 facts and highlights

Red Anjou Pear
Red Anjou Pear
46
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Why is Red Anjou Pear better than the average?

  • more food energy (kcal) per 100g
    62kcalvs56.89kcal
  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    261kJvs238.02kJ
  • less sucrose content per 100g
    0.26gvs2.01g
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    3gvs2.79g
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    14.94gvs13.72g
  • higher water content per 100g
    84.24gvs84.11g
  • more zinc per 100g
    0.13mgvs0.12mg
  • more vitamin K per 100g
    4.9µgvs3.51µg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

0.33g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

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2.8g

2. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

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0mg

3. more lipids per 100g

0.14g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

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15.41g

4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

62kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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239kcal

5. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

261kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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1000kJ

6. more dietary fiber per 100g

3g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

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10.6g

Sugars

1. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

9.54g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

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0.3g

2. more glucose per 100g

2.74g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.

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9.48g

3. less sucrose content per 100g

0.26g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.

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0g

4. more carbohydrates per 100g

14.94g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

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62.5g

5. less fructose per 100g

6.48g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.

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0.08g

Minerals

1. more iron content per 100g

0.19mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

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2.8mg

2. more calcium content per 100g

11mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

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215mg

3. more sodium per 100g

1mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

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37mg

4. more magnesium per 100g

7mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

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92mg

5. more manganese per 100g

0.06mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

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8mg

6. more potassium per 100g

123mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

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628mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

24IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

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3382IU

2. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

1µg

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.

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169µg

3. more vitamin C per 100g

5.2mg

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

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1677.6mg

4. more thiamin per 100g

0.01mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.

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9mg

5. more riboflavin per 100g

0.03mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.

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1.5mg

6. more vitamin K per 100g

4.9µg

Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble vitamins (K1 and K2) needed for the synthesis of proteins that ensure blood coagulation and help bone metabolism.

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40.3µg

Amino acids

1. more tyrosine per 100g

1g

Tyrosine is an amino acid that the body produces from phenylalanine. It is important for synthesizing melanin, thyroid hormones, epinephrine, norepinephrine and dopamine, three important stimulators of mood and feelings of well-being.

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9g

2. more serine per 100g

0.01g

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.

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9g

3. more threonine per 100g

0.01g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.

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9g

4. more isoleucine per 100g

0.01g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

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White Grapefruit (California)

9g

5. more leucine per 100g

0.02g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

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0.17g

6. more lysine per 100g

0.01g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

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9g

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