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Pears for Sore Throat

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Pears for Sore ThroatPears for Sore Throat

A relative of the apple, pears are known for their super thin skin and juicy flesh. It comes in many varieties like brown, yellow, green or red. Shaped more often like a bell than round, the pear is a great source of water soluble fiber. It has Vitamin A, B1, B2, C, E, antioxidant-fruits.comacin and folic acid. This makes it a must-have fruit for pregnant women because of its high folate content. Iron is also high which is also another reason pregnant women are advised to eat pears.

Aside from its rich nutritional content, drinking pear juice twice a day can increase your protection against throat problems and provides nourishment as well. If you already have a sore throat, you can mix up pears with honey and blend. Warm up the pear juice together with the honey and drink up to relieve yourself from aching throats and other inflammation on your throat and tonsils.

The pear is also a great colon cleanser agent due to its fiber content. If you are prone to constipation, eating pears can help you move your bowel regularly.

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