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Apricot vs. Pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Apricot and Pear

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E in Apricot is higher than in Pear.
  • Apricot covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 11% more than Pear.
  • Apricot contains 7 times more Vitamin E than Pear. While Apricot contains 0.89mg of Vitamin E , Pear contains only 0.12mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Apricots, raw and Pears, 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.
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Pear
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +60.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Manganese +60.4%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

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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Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Choline +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 3% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Choline +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Pear
Contains more Protein +288.9%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +138.7%
Contains more Carbs +37%
Equal in Water - 83.96
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
Contains more Protein +288.9%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +138.7%
Contains more Carbs +37%
Equal in Water - 83.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +102.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.1%
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +102.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.1%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Sucrose +726.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +583%
Equal in Glucose - 2.6
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
7% 27% 66%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.71 g
Glucose: 2.6 g
Fructose: 6.42 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +726.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +583%
Equal in Glucose - 2.6

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Pear Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 12.13g Pear
Protein 1.4g 0.36g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.14g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 15.23g Pear
Calories 48kcal 57kcal Pear
Fructose 0.94g 6.42g Pear
Sugar 9.24g 9.75g Apricot
Fiber 2g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 13mg 9mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.18mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Apricot
Phosphorus 23mg 12mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg 116mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.2mg 0.1mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.082mg Pear
Manganese 0.077mg 0.048mg Apricot
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 1279IU 25IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 1µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.12mg Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 4.3mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.012mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.026mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.161mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.049mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.029mg Apricot
Folate 9µg 7µg Apricot
Choline 2.8mg 5.1mg Pear
Vitamin K 3.3µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.002mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg 0.011mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.011mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg 0.019mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg 0.017mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.011mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg 0.017mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg 0.002mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.084g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot 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
15%
Apricot
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
7%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/nutrients

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

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