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Banana vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pear
Pear contains less Sugars (difference - 2.48g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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.
Banana Pear
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
12
Banana
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
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
Banana
5
:
2
Pear
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +208.6%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +208.6%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.082
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
Banana
7
:
2
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +780%
Contains more Vitamin C +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +780%

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
7%
Banana
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Banana
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 Banana Pear Opinion
Calories 89 57 Banana
Protein 1.09 0.36 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.14 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 4.3 Banana
Carbs 22.84 15.23 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.18 Banana
Calcium 5 9 Pear
Potassium 358 116 Banana
Magnesium 27 7 Banana
Sugars 12.23 9.75 Banana
Fiber 2.6 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.078 0.082 Pear
Zinc 0.15 0.1 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 12 Banana
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 25 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 0.12 Pear
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.012 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.026 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.161 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.049 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.029 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 4.4 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.022 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.009 0.002 Banana
Threonine 0.028 0.011 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 0.011 Banana
Leucine 0.068 0.019 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.017 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.002 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.011 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.017 Banana
Histidine 0.077 0.002 Banana
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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