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Nutritional Value of a D'Anjou Pear

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author image Alyssa Clement
Alyssa Clement holds Bachelor's degrees in psychology and nutrition. She has completed clinical nutrition internships in long-term care and acute care along with food service and community nutrition internships. Her research includes nutrition supplements, weight loss, exercise and sports nutrition.
Nutritional Value of a D'Anjou Pear
Pears are packed with nutrients and low in calories. Photo Credit seandnad/iStock/Getty Images

D'Anjou pears were brought to America from France in 1842 by Col. Marshall P. Wilder. The harvesting of d'Anjou pears begins in September, so the fruit is widely available in the winter. The pears are described as firm, dense, juicy and sweet with white insides. You can eat them fresh by themselves or in salads or baked goods.

Nutrition Facts

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's SuperTracker, a medium d'Anjou pear has only 96 calories. The pears are excellent sources of fiber with 5 grams per fruit, which is 21 percent of your daily fiber goal. Pears are also good sources of vitamin C. A medium pear supplies about 7 milligrams of the vitamin, or 9 percent of the recommend daily allowance. They are fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free.

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