Pears, Bosc

Pears, Bosc

Pears, Bosc

Bosc pears are our favorite variety.  They are nice and “crunchy” and flavorful.  Select pears that are firm and free of blemishes.  We could not find a nutritional chart specifically for bosc pears.  See the nutritional chart for pears, in general, below. 

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Pears, raw

Scientific Name: Pyrus communis

NDB No: 09252

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water
g
83.81
44
 
Energy
kcal
59
0
 
Energy
kj
247
0
 
Protein
g
0.39
40
0.021
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.40
5
0.121
Ash
g
0.28
44
0.008
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
15.11
0
 
Fiber, total dietary
g
2.4
0
 
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
11
6
 
Iron, Fe
mg
0.25
42
0.014
Magnesium, Mg
mg
6
38
0.287
Phosphorus, P
mg
11
38
0.269
Potassium, K
mg
125
22
3.920
Sodium, Na
mg
0
21
0.043
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.12
5
0.026
Copper, Cu
mg
0.113
42
0.006
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.076
41
0.004
Selenium, Se
mcg
1.0
3
0.202
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
4.0
0
 
Thiamin
mg
0.020
0
 
Riboflavin
mg
0.040
0
 
Niacin
mg
0.100
0
 
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.070
0
 
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.018
2
 
Folate, total
mcg
7
11
1.208
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
Folate, food
mcg
7
11
1.208
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
7
0
 
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
Vitamin A, IU
IU
20
0
 
Retinol
mcg
0
0
 
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
1
0
 
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.500
0
 
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.022
0
 
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
10:0
g
0.000
0
 
12:0
g
0.000
0
 
14:0
g
0.000
0
 
16:0
g
0.017
1
 
18:0
g
0.003
1
 
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.084
0
 
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.002
1
 
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.081
1
 
20:1
g
0.001
1
 
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.094
0
 
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.093
1
 
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.001
1
 
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
Phytosterols
mg
8
0
 
Amino acids
Threonine
g
0.010
4
 
Isoleucine
g
0.011
4
 
Leucine
g
0.020
4
 
Lysine
g
0.014
4
 
Methionine
g
0.005
4
 
Cystine
g
0.004
4
 
Phenylalanine
g
0.010
4
 
Tyrosine
g
0.003
4
 
Valine
g
0.014
4
 
Arginine
g
0.007
4
 
Histidine
g
0.004
4
 
Alanine
g
0.013
4
 
Aspartic acid
g
0.077
4
 
Glutamic acid
g
0.028
4
 
Glycine
g
0.011
4
 
Proline
g
0.011
4
 
Serine
g
0.014
4
 

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 15 (August 2002)

About Kimberly Hosler

An ethical vegan since June 2007, Kimberly is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist & a Director at All-Creatures. She serves as the current VP of the Albany Vegan Network and is the Founder & President of the Albany Vegan Lady Gang. She also enjoys volunteering at local Farm Sanctuaries. She lives in Upstate NY with her two kitties and senior blind yorkie and she also has two grown human children.

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