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Asian pear vs. Mandarin orange — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Asian pear and Mandarin orange different?

  • Asian pear is richer in Fiber, while Mandarin orange is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Mandarin orange covers your daily need of Vitamin C 25% more than Asian pear.
  • Asian pear contains 2 times more Fiber than Mandarin orange. Asian pear contains 3.6g of Fiber, while Mandarin orange contains 1.8g.
  • Asian pear is lower in Sugar.

Pears, asian, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw types were used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.2%
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 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.2%
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 E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +602.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +100%
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +602.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +62%
Contains more Fats +34.8%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Equal in Water - 85.17
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
13% 85%
Protein: 0.81 g
Fats: 0.31 g
Carbs: 13.34 g
Water: 85.17 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +62%
Contains more Fats +34.8%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Equal in Water - 85.17
Equal in Other - 0.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.2%
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
24% 37% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.065 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.2%

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 Mandarin orange
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Asian pear Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 7.05g 11.54g Mandarin orange
Protein 0.5g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.23g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 10.65g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Calories 42kcal 53kcal Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 7.05g 10.58g Asian pear
Fiber 3.6g 1.8g Asian pear
Calcium 4mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0mg 0.15mg Mandarin orange
Magnesium 8mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 11mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 121mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 0mg 2mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.02mg 0.07mg Mandarin orange
Copper 0.05mg 0.042mg Asian pear
Manganese 0.06mg 0.039mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 0IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 34µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 3.8mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.219mg 0.376mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.022mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 8µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Choline 5.1mg 10.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 4.5µg 0µg Asian pear
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.002mg Asian pear
Threonine 0.013mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.025mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.017mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Asian pear
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.018mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.005mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Saturated Fat 0.012g 0.039g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.06g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Asian pear Mandarin orange
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
4%
Asian pear
16%
Mandarin orange
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Asian pear
7%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.