Most people do not know that in pearsmore fiber than prunes. One medium sized pear contains 5 g of fiber, while prune berry contains only 3 g! In addition, pears contain more fructose than glucose (fructose does not require insulin for its absorption in the body), so this fruit is useful in dysfunction of the pancreas. Fresh and dried pears, as well as drinks from them, are included in diets for obesity and diabetes.