According to WebMD, african pear which is also known as Ube or butterfruit, is a fruit commonly found in West Africa. It has a unique taste and texture and is also used in many dishes, such as stews, soups, and desserts. Besides its culinary uses, African pear has several health benefits some if which I'll tell you in this post according to WebMD.
African pear is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It contains vitamins A, C, and E, which are important for healthy skin, eyesight, and immunity. It also contains potassium, magnesium, and calcium, which are important for maintaining healthy bones, muscles, and nerve function.
The high fiber content in African pear makes it a good food for promoting healthy digestion. Fiber helps to regulate bowel movements, prevent constipation, and also reduce the risk of colon cancer.
African pear contains healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats that can help you to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels. This can however reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
African pear contains vitamin C, which is important for a healthy immune system. It helps to protect against infections, colds, and flu, and also helps in wound healing and tissue repair.
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