Red Clapp Pears
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Red Clapp Pears

(Pears, red Clapp)  Red Clapp pears have been described as having a red blush, but as can be seen in this photo, they can also develop a deep red colored skin.  They are the reddest of all pears, and have a white flesh. The flavor of these red Clapp pears is very similar to Bartlett pears, but they don't seem to get as soft as a Bartlett.  One reference we saw indicated that these red Clapp pears were developed in Massachusetts around 1850.  They have a relatively short storage life.  We could not find any specific nutritional information for red Clapp pears, so we included only average nutritional information for all varieties of pears.

Pears, raw

Refuse: 10%  (Stem, core and seeds)
Scientific Name:  Pyrus communis
Common Name:  Includes USDA commodity food A435
NDB No: 09252 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)
 
Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams
Number
of Data
Points
Std.
Error
1.00 X 1 medium
-------
178g
Proximates
Water
g
83.71
32
0.134
149.00
Energy
kcal
58
0
0
103
Energy
kj
242
0
0
431
Protein
g
0.38
29
0.014
0.68
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.12
24
0.015
0.21
Ash
g
0.33
24
0.021
0.59
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
15.46
0
0
27.52
Fiber, total dietary
g
3.1
24
0.063
5.5
Sugars, total
g
9.80
24
0.182
17.44
Sucrose
g
0.78
24
0.184
1.39
Glucose (dextrose)
g
2.76
24
0.145
4.91
Fructose
g
6.23
24
0.112
11.09
Lactose
g
0.01
24
0.008
0.02
Maltose
g
0.01
24
0.008
0.02
Galactose
g
0.00
24
0
0.00
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
9
51
0.256
16
Iron, Fe
mg
0.17
51
0.013
0.30
Magnesium, Mg
mg
7
51
0.082
12
Phosphorus, P
mg
11
50
0.286
20
Potassium, K
mg
119
50
1.871
212
Sodium, Na
mg
1
43
0.124
2
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.10
51
0.003
0.18
Copper, Cu
mg
0.082
51
0.003
0.146
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.049
50
0.002
0.087
Fluoride, F
mcg
2.2
20
0.195
3.9
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.1
8
0.008
0.2
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
4.2
16
0.328
7.5
Thiamin
mg
0.012
16
0.001
0.021
Riboflavin
mg
0.025
16
0.001
0.045
Niacin
mg
0.157
16
0.006
0.279
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.048
14
0.004
0.085
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.028
16
0.002
0.050
Folate, total
mcg
7
16
0.591
12
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
0
0
Folate, food
mcg
7
16
0.591
12
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
7
0
0
12
Choline, total
mg
5.1
3
0.123
9.1
Betaine
mg
0.2
3
0.015
0.4
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
0
0.00
Vitamin B-12, added
mcg
0.00
0
0
0.00
Vitamin A, RAE
mcg_RAE
1
16
0.195
2
Retinol
mcg
0
0
0
0
Carotene, beta
mcg
13
16
2.176
23
Carotene, alpha
mcg
0
16
0.369
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
mcg
2
14
0.476
4
Vitamin A, IU
IU
23
16
3.894
41
Lycopene
mcg
0
14
0
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
mcg
45
14
4.489
80
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.12
4
0.003
0.21
Vitamin E, added
mg
0.00
0
0
0.00
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0.00
4
0
0.00
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0.03
4
0.003
0.05
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0.00
4
0
0.00
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
mcg
4.5
16
0.242
8.0
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.006
0
0
0.011
4:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
8:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
10:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
12:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
14:0
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
16:0
g
0.005
1
0
0.009
18:0
g
0.001
1
0
0.002
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.026
0
0
0.046
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.001
1
0
0.002
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.025
1
0
0.045
20:1
g
0.000
1
0
0.000
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.029
0
0
0.052
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.029
1
0
0.052
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.000
1
0
0.000
18:4
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
0
0.000
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
0
0
Phytosterols
mg
8
0
0
14
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.002
0
0
0.004
Threonine
g
0.011
0
0
0.020
Isoleucine
g
0.011
0
0
0.020
Leucine
g
0.019
0
0
0.034
Lysine
g
0.017
0
0
0.030
Methionine
g
0.002
0
0
0.004
Cystine
g
0.002
0
0
0.004
Phenylalanine
g
0.011
0
0
0.020
Tyrosine
g
0.002
0
0
0.004
Valine
g
0.017
0
0
0.030
Arginine
g
0.010
0
0
0.018
Histidine
g
0.002
0
0
0.004
Alanine
g
0.014
0
0
0.025
Aspartic acid
g
0.105
0
0
0.187
Glutamic acid
g
0.030
0
0
0.053
Glycine
g
0.013
0
0
0.023
Proline
g
0.021
0
0
0.037
Serine
g
0.015
0
0
0.027
Other
Alcohol, ethyl
g
0.0
0
0
0.0
Caffeine
mg
0
0
0
0
Theobromine
mg
0
0
0
0
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21 (2008)

The above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31):  'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.  And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so.   God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV)  Let no animal suffer or die that we may live! 

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