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Prickly pears… A quick view on its benefits and serving

– Prickly pears is a fruit that is moderately caloric; each 100 grams of prickly pears contain around 54 calories.

– It is a fruit rich in beneficial antioxidants which contribute in enhancing the body’s immunity and help it resist many diseases.

– Prickly pears contain a significant amount of minerals, essentially potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium, as well as some vitamins, especially vitamin C.

– Prickly pears is one of the fruits that are the richest in fibers which play an important role in facilitating intestinal transit. A large piece of prickly pears contains around 3.5 grams of fibers.

– One serving of prickly pears is equal to two small pieces or one large piece.

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