When it comes to nutrition, apples and pears are both good sources of fiber and other nutrients. The benefits go beyond that. A 2011 study found that white-fleshed fruits like apples and pears may significantly reduce the risk of stroke.
Apples and pears are easily accessible and affordable. They are also convenient and versatile. You can carry whole apples and pears in a backpack, lunch bag or work bag to enjoy as a snack when you're on the go. Toss chopped pears into salad greens with toasted nuts and a low calorie dressing. Dip sliced apples into peanut butter for a satisfying snack.