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Apple vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pear
Pear is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pear
Pear contains less Sugars (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apple
Apple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Pear
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Pear
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
3
Apple
5
Pear

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apple
0
:
7
Pear
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +203.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +203.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Equal in Sodium - 1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apple
6
:
2
Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Contains more Vitamin A +116%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
2%
Apple
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
15%
Pear
Fats
1%
Apple
1%
Pear

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Apple Pear Opinion
Calories 52 57 Pear
Protein 0.26 0.36 Pear
Fats 0.17 0.14 Apple
Vitamin C 4.6 4.3 Apple
Carbs 13.81 15.23 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.18 Pear
Calcium 6 9 Pear
Potassium 107 116 Pear
Magnesium 5 7 Pear
Sugars 10.39 9.75 Apple
Fiber 2.4 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.027 0.082 Pear
Zinc 0.04 0.1 Pear
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 12 Pear
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 54 25 Apple
Vitamin E 0.18 0.12 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.012 Apple
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.026
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.161 Pear
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.049 Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.029 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 4.4 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.022 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.001 0.002 Pear
Threonine 0.006 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.006 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.013 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.012 0.017 Pear
Methionine 0.001 0.002 Pear
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.012 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.005 0.002 Apple
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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