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Acerola vs. Asian pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Acerola and Asian pear

  • Acerola is higher in Vitamin C, however, Asian pear is richer in Fiber.
  • Acerola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 1860% higher.
  • Acerola has 2 times more Magnesium than Asian pear. While Acerola has 18mg of Magnesium, Asian pear has only 8mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw and Pears, asian, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 8% 13% 5% 13% 1% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 0% 6% 5% 11% 0% 1% 17% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Potassium +20.7%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +44047.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +341.4%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 8% 19% 3% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 13% 3% 3% 5% 5% 6% 6% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +44047.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +341.4%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Carbs +38.5%
Contains more Other +85%
Equal in Water - 88.25
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Carbs +38.5%
Contains more Other +85%
Equal in Water - 88.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +67.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Acerola Asian pear
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Acerola Asian pear Opinion
Net carbs 6.59g 7.05g Asian pear
Protein 0.4g 0.5g Asian pear
Fats 0.3g 0.23g Acerola
Carbs 7.69g 10.65g Asian pear
Calories 32kcal 42kcal Asian pear
Sugar 7.05g Acerola
Fiber 1.1g 3.6g Asian pear
Calcium 12mg 4mg Acerola
Iron 0.2mg 0mg Acerola
Magnesium 18mg 8mg Acerola
Phosphorus 11mg 11mg
Potassium 146mg 121mg Acerola
Sodium 7mg 0mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.02mg Acerola
Copper 0.086mg 0.05mg Acerola
Manganese 0.06mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Acerola
Vitamin A 767IU 0IU Acerola
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 0µg Acerola
Vitamin E 0.12mg Asian pear
Vitamin C 1677.6mg 3.8mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.009mg Acerola
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.01mg Acerola
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.219mg Acerola
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.07mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.022mg Asian pear
Folate 14µg 8µg Acerola
Choline 5.1mg Asian pear
Vitamin K 4.5µg Asian pear
Tryptophan 0.005mg Asian pear
Threonine 0.013mg Asian pear
Isoleucine 0.014mg Asian pear
Leucine 0.025mg Asian pear
Lysine 0.017mg Asian pear
Methionine 0.006mg Asian pear
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Asian pear
Valine 0.018mg Asian pear
Histidine 0.005mg Asian pear
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.012g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.049g Acerola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.055g Acerola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Acerola Asian pear
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
438%
Acerola
4%
Asian pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Acerola
5%
Asian pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Acerola
Acerola is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/nutrients
  2. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.