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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, Vitamin C and Vitamin E in Apricot is higher than in Pear.
  • Apricot covers your daily need of Vitamin A 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Pear
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
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
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
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 Vitamin K +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 2% 3% 0% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 0% 11% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
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 Vitamin K +33.3%

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
16
Apricot
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
8
Pear

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
8%
Apricot
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Apricot
1%
Pear

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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 contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

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 Apricot Pear Opinion
Calories 48 57 Pear
Protein 1.4 0.36 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.14 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 4.3 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 15.23 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.18 Apricot
Calcium 13 9 Apricot
Potassium 259 116 Apricot
Magnesium 10 7 Apricot
Sugars 9.24 9.75 Apricot
Fiber 2 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.078 0.082 Pear
Zinc 0.2 0.1 Apricot
Starch
Phosphorus 23 12 Apricot
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 1279 25 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.12 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.012 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.026 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.161 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.049 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.029 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 4.4 Pear
Folate 9 7 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.022 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.084 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.015 0.002 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.011 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.011 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 0.019 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.017 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.002 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.011 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.017 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 0.002 Apricot
Fructose 0.94 6.42 Pear

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.

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