The Magness pear is a soft, juicy dessert pear. Introduced by the USDA in 1960's, it was named in honor of Dr. John R. Magness, long-time director of the USDA's apple and pear breeding program. Its parents are Comice pear and Seckel pear.
Strawberries are a good source of many vitamins and minerals, and they are an excellent addition to a healthy diet. Eating just one serving of strawberries, or about eight of these sweet fruits per day, may help improve heart health.
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Since pineapples are rich in Vitamin C, they can fight off viruses. These fruits have bromelain, which is effective in suppressing cough and loosening mucus. Pineapples are also popular for their ability to build and maintain strong bones.
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