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Asian pear vs. Quince — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Asian pear and Quince?

  • Asian pear is richer in Fiber, yet Quince is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Iron.
  • Quince's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 12% higher.
  • Asian pear has 2 times more Fiber than Quince. Asian pear has 3.6g of Fiber, while Quince has 1.9g.

We used Pears, asian, raw and Quinces, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 8
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 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44% 0% 4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Equal in Magnesium - 8

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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Quince
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
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 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +43.7%
Equal in Water - 83.8
Equal in Other - 0.4
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +43.7%
Equal in Water - 83.8
Equal in Other - 0.4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.05
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
10% 38% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Asian pear Quince Opinion
Net carbs 7.05g 13.4g Quince
Protein 0.5g 0.4g Asian pear
Fats 0.23g 0.1g Asian pear
Carbs 10.65g 15.3g Quince
Calories 42kcal 57kcal Quince
Sugar 7.05g Quince
Fiber 3.6g 1.9g Asian pear
Calcium 4mg 11mg Quince
Iron 0mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 8mg
Phosphorus 11mg 17mg Quince
Potassium 121mg 197mg Quince
Sodium 0mg 4mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.02mg 0.04mg Quince
Copper 0.05mg 0.13mg Quince
Manganese 0.06mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.1µg 0.6µg Quince
Vitamin A 0IU 40IU Quince
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Quince
Vitamin E 0.12mg Asian pear
Vitamin C 3.8mg 15mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.02mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.01mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.219mg 0.2mg Asian pear
Vitamin B5 0.07mg 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.022mg 0.04mg Quince
Folate 8µg 3µg Asian pear
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 0.012g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.036g Asian pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.05g Asian pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Asian pear Quince
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
6%
Quince
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Asian pear
11%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/nutrients
  2. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.