Q: How many calories in a Pear?
A: A large sized pear has 121 calories. It also has 11% carbohydrates, 26% dietary fiber, 15% Vitamin C, 1% Vitamin A, 2% Calcium and 2% Iron. A small sized pear has 81 calories and a medium sized pear has 6 calories. Pears are rich in dietary fiber, which helps in preventing constipation and helps regularity; it also controls the absorption of sugar and digestion of fats from the intestine. Pears are also rich in carbohydrates, lowers cholesterol and hence is an ideal weight loss food item. Pears high vitamin C percentage reduces the free radicals in our bodies and improves immunity.