Pear : The fruit of September
In September, the pears play their honour role. The benefits of the pear for our health, are countless. The cultivation of the pear is the third in line, in terms of volume of production among the deciduous fruit trees grown in Greece.
Pears are considered to be hypoallergenic fruits that are rich in fiber but are unlikely to cause side effects and are therefore suggested to people suffering from various dietary allergies. They also benefit from the fight against various diseases. Pear juice is recommended even for infants, and for people who have allergies.
Blood Pressure: Pears have antioxidants and anti-cancer ingredients that help prevent high blood pressure and strokes.
Energy: Pear juice is a quick, natural source of energy, due to its high amounts of fructose and glucose.
Fever: The refreshing effect of the pear helps relieve you from a fever. If you have a fever and want to relieve yourself from it, then drink a large cup of pear juice.
Stimulating the immune system: Antioxidant nutrients in the pears are vital to our immune system. Drink pear juice when you feel that you are getting sick.
Inflammation: Pear juice has anti-inflammatory action and helps relieve you from pain in various inflammatory conditions.
Keep the pears at room temperature, wrapped in paper. When you can press them lightly, they are ready for consumption.