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HEALTH BENEFITS OF PEAR FRUIT

Pyrus communis, also known as pear, belongs to the Rosacea family. Pears have a characteristic shape, with a round and wide bottom and a tapering top. They come in different colors like green, brown, red and yellow. Read on further to know some of the popular benefits of this tropical fruit.














The humble fruit is packed with tons of health benefits. Some of the most popular pear health benefits include: 1. Mental Health: A medium-sized pear provides about 15 percent of our daily recommended copper requirement. Copper is an essential mineral required for a healthy central nervous system. The copper ions affect the component that is responsible for making the neural synapses stronger or weaker. This change affects our ability to learn and remember. The antioxidant, quercetin, found in pears also protects us from Alzheimer’s disease. 2. Antioxidants: The skin of the pear comprises of more phenolic phytonutrients than the flesh. These include antioxidants, anti-inflammatory flavonoids and eve…

Baking Soda And 3 Other Remedies For Acid Reflux Posted By Liivi Hess

We all suffer from acid reflux at some point in our lives. Until I adopted apaleo way of eating, I used to suffer from a bad case of acid reflux at least once a week. While that was certainly bad, I continue to have friends and family who suffer from acid reflux every single day. It’s just become a fact of life for them. But it doesn’t have to be.
In this post, I’ll explore some of the most effective natural home remedies for acid reflux. These remedies should provide you with instant relief from heartburn, without the unwanted side effects that often come hand in hand with conventional reflux treatments. But first, let’s wrap our heads around what acid reflux really is, and why it strikes in the first place. What is acid reflux?Acid reflux, otherwise known as heartburn, is actually fairly self-explanatory: the acidic digestive fluids in your stomach essentially move in the wrong direction, back up your esophagus.

Because your esophagus isn’t designed to accommodate the low pH of this di…