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Calories in a Pear, Banana & Apple

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.
Calories in a Pear, Banana & Apple
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A study published in "Stroke" in 2011 showed that over a period of 10 years, people who ate more white fruit like apples, pears and bananas had a lower incidence of stroke than those who ate more of other colors of fruit. Apples and pears were the most commonly eaten white fruits in the study.

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Nutrition Information

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A medium apple that is 2.75 inches in diameter contains 72 calories. The apple is made up of 19 grams of carbohydrates and 3 grams of fiber and no protein or fat. One medium pear has 96 calories that come from 26 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of fiber and 1 gram of protein. A medium banana is about 7 inches long and is 105 calories. The calories come from 27 grams of carbohydrates, 3 grams of fiber and 1 gram of protein.

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