It contains high levels of fats particularly monounsaturated fats and the essential fats — omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
A slice (weighing about 3.5 ounces) of pear provides about 160 calories of energ.
It also provides a small amount of carbs and protein, along with vitamins C, B2, B3, B6, K, E, folate, pantothenic acid, and low quantities of vitamins A and B1.
The fruit is also rich in minerals such as potassium, copper, magnesium, manganese, and low levels of iron, zinc, phosphorous and calcium. It is also a great source of dietary fibre and antioxidants.