Known as a nutrient-dense food, a pear (about 166 grams) contains only 100 calories, and is fat free (!!). There more than 3,000 variety of pears grown around the world and people use them to make everything from salads to chicken to tasty desserts. High on fiber, it prevents constipation and promotes regularity for a healthy digestive tract.
Pears contain high levels of antioxidants, including vitamin C and K, and copper. China today produces the most pears in the world followed by Europe, with the United States coming in as the third largest producer. Some pears actually grow up inside bottles on the tree so it can be used for liquors later on.