How many carbs are in a pear?


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The carbohydrates found in a single pear vary with the size of the fruit. A small pear, weighing approximately 148 grams, contains about 22.5 grams of carbohydrates; by comparison, a large pear weighing roughly 230 grams contains about 35 grams of carbs.

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Approximately 62 percent of the carbohydrates found in pears are sugars, namely in the form of fructose. Another 20 percent of the carbs come in the form of dietary fiber, which represents 20 to 30 percent of the daily recommended value for a 2,000 calorie diet. A pear contains anywhere from 84 to 131 calories per piece of fruit, depending on size.

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