Calories in a Pear

How many calories in a Pear? We provide you with the calories in Pears and dried Pear calories for the different serving sizes, Pear nutrition facts and the health benefits of Pears to help you eat a healthy diet and lose weight.

Pears are surprisingly high in carbohydrates (approx. 15% of their content), and sugar (approx. 10% of content), they do provide a good source of vitamin C and fiber. They also contains vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, folic acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and other minerals. The majority of the Pear though is water.

Normally Pears are eaten raw and taste great in desserts. They are rich in pectin, a soluble fiber that protects against environmental toxins.

Pears are thought to assist against disorders of the gallbladder and lower cholesterol. Other Pear benefits include helping to lower blood pressure.

Below are a number of calorie tables showing the calorie content for fresh Pears with skin, Asian Pears, and dried Pears. See our fruit calories comparison chart to compare calories in a Pear with the other calories in fruit. All our calorie information is from the US Department of Agriculture.

Take a look at the nutritional benefits of a pear to understand in more detail.

Also, compare how nutritious Pears are to other fruit

Pear Calories

Pears, raw, with skin

Refuse: 10% (Stem, core and seeds)
Scientific Name: Pyrus communis

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams58 kcal (243 kJ)
1 ounce (28 g)16.2 kcal (67.8 kJ)
1 cup, slices (140 g) 81.2 kcal (340 kJ)
1 cup, cubes (161 g)93.4 kcal (391 kJ)
Calories in a Small Pear: 1 small (148 g)85.8 kcal (359 kJ)
Calories in a Medium Pear: 1 medium (178 g) 103 kcal (431 kJ)
Calories in a Large Pear: 1 large (230 g) 133 kcal (557 kJ)
1 NLEA Serving (166 g) 96.3 kcal (403 kJ)

Pears, asian, raw

Refuse: 9% (Core and stem)
Scientific Name: Pyrus pyrifolia (Burman f.) Nakai

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams42 kcal (176 kJ)
1 fruit 2-1/4" high x 2-1/2" dia (122 g)51 kcal (215 kJ)
1 fruit 3-3/8" high x 3" diameter (275 g) 116 kcal (484 kJ)

Calories in a Pear, dried, sulfured, uncooked

Refuse: 0%

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams262 kcal (1096 kJ)
1 cup, halves, (180 g)472 kcal (1973 kJ)
1 half (18 g) 47 kcal (197 kJ)
10 halves (175 g) 458 kcal (1918 kJ)

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference



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