PUBLISHED: 10:10 AM on Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Fun to be Fit

With a recommendation of 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, there is plenty of room to add variety to a child's fruit choices. And kids love fresh pears! Here are several ideas on how to easily incorporate this fresh choice into children's meals. In fact, they are so easy, your kids will have fun making these pear treats for themselves!

Power-Packed With Good Nutrition

Fresh USA Pears grown in Oregon and Washington are sweet, juicy and nutritious. For such a sweet compact package, USA Pears are loaded with good-for-you stuff. Pears are a good source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium, yet they have no cholesterol, saturated fat or sodium and are low-calorie, with only 100 calories per serving.