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Asian pear vs. Grapefruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Asian pear and Grapefruit

  • Asian pear has more Fiber, however, Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Grapefruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 30% more.
  • Asian pear contains 2 times more Fiber than Grapefruit. Asian pear contains 3.6g of Fiber, while Grapefruit contains 1.6g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pears, asian, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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 Copper +56.3%
Contains more Manganese +172.7%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 0% 6% 5% 11% 0% 1% 17% 8% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Contains more Copper +56.3%
Contains more Manganese +172.7%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
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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Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +721.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +377.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Contains more Choline +51%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.204
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +721.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +377.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Contains more Choline +51%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.204

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +64.3%
Contains more Protein +54%
Equal in Carbs - 10.66
Equal in Water - 88.06
Equal in Other - 0.37
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Fats +64.3%
Contains more Protein +54%
Equal in Carbs - 10.66
Equal in Water - 88.06
Equal in Other - 0.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +145%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.8%
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +145%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Asian pear Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 7.05g 9.06g Grapefruit
Protein 0.5g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.23g 0.14g Asian pear
Carbs 10.65g 10.66g Grapefruit
Calories 42kcal 42kcal
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 7.05g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 3.6g 1.6g Asian pear
Calcium 4mg 22mg Grapefruit
Iron 0mg 0.08mg Grapefruit
Magnesium 8mg 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 11mg 18mg Grapefruit
Potassium 121mg 135mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.02mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.05mg 0.032mg Asian pear
Manganese 0.06mg 0.022mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 0IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 58µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 3.8mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.219mg 0.204mg Asian pear
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.022mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 8µg 13µg Grapefruit
Choline 5.1mg 7.7mg Grapefruit
Vitamin K 4.5µg 0µg Asian pear
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg 0.013mg
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.008mg Asian pear
Leucine 0.025mg 0.015mg Asian pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.006mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.013mg
Valine 0.018mg 0.015mg Asian pear
Histidine 0.005mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Saturated Fat 0.012g 0.021g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.02g Asian pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.036g Asian pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Asian pear Grapefruit
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
4%
Asian pear
18%
Grapefruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Asian pear
5%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 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. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/nutrients
  2. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.