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Real Food: Pears “gift of the gods.”

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“Pears are in season now and it is a good choice to add to our eating plan“–Paul Ebeling

Homer, the author of the Odyssey called pears “gift of the gods.” That was in 800 BC, and people still agree.

FYI:

  • Pears were cultivated in 5000 BC in China by Feng Li, a Chinese diplomat as a commercial venture.
  • The Chinese believed that the pear was a symbol of immortality.
  • In Greek and Roman mythology, pears are sacred to 3 goddesses.
  • Pears are members of the rose family.
  • There are more than 5,000 varieties of pears
  • Pear trees can produce fruit for up to 100 yrs.
  • Pears were cultivated to become the sweet juicy taste we know today.
  • Pears are Powerfoods.
  • Pears have more nutrients per calorie than calories per nutrient. They are a Smart Carb.
  • Pears are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, copper & vitamin K.
  • Pears are often considered a hypoallergenic fruit that is less likely to produce an adverse response than other fruits by healthcare practitioners.
  • And pears are often the 1st fruit fed to infants as a safe way to start.

Best for eating fresh or juicing are Bartlett, Starkrimson, and Comice as they are really juicy!

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Paul A. Ebeling, a polymath, excels, in diverse fields of knowledge Including Pattern Recognition Analysis in Equities, Commodities and Foreign Exchange, and he is the author of "The Red Roadmaster's Technical Report on the US Major Market Indices, a highly regarded, weekly financial market commentary. He is a philosopher, issuing insights on a wide range of subjects to over a million cohorts. An international audience of opinion makers, business leaders, and global organizations recognize Ebeling as an expert.