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Orange 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 - 4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange
Orange contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Orange Pear
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Orange 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
27
Orange
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
6
Orange
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
Orange
5
:
3
Pear
Contains more Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%

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
Orange
8
:
1
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +1137.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +410.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1137.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +410.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
6%
Orange
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
15%
Pear
Fats
1%
Orange
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 Orange Pear Opinion
Calories 47 57 Pear
Protein 0.94 0.36 Orange
Fats 0.12 0.14 Pear
Vitamin C 53.2 4.3 Orange
Carbs 11.75 15.23 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.1 0.18 Pear
Calcium 40 9 Orange
Potassium 181 116 Orange
Magnesium 10 7 Orange
Sugars 9.35 9.75 Pear
Fiber 2.4 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.045 0.082 Pear
Zinc 0.07 0.1 Pear
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Phosphorus 14 12 Orange
Sodium 0 1 Orange
Vitamin A 225 25 Orange
Vitamin E 0.18 0.12 Orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.012 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.026 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.282 0.161 Orange
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.049 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.029 Orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 4.4 Pear
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 0.022 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.009 0.002 Orange
Threonine 0.015 0.011 Orange
Isoleucine 0.025 0.011 Orange
Leucine 0.023 0.019 Orange
Lysine 0.047 0.017 Orange
Methionine 0.02 0.002 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 0.011 Orange
Valine 0.04 0.017 Orange
Histidine 0.018 0.002 Orange
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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