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Avocado vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Avocado and Pear different?

  • Avocado has more Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3 than Pear.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 from Avocado is 27% higher.
  • Avocado contains 97 times more Saturated Fat than Pear. While Avocado contains 2.126g of Saturated Fat, Pear contains only 0.022g.

Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Pears, raw are the varieties 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" 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 Iron +205.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.1%
Contains more Magnesium +314.3%
Contains more Copper +131.7%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 4% 43% 21% 64% 18% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +205.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.1%
Contains more Magnesium +314.3%
Contains more Copper +131.7%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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
Avocado
10
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +484%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +458.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2734.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +786.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.3%
Contains more Folate +1057.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 9% 42% 0% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 0% 53% 61%
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 +484%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +458.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +979.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2734.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +786.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.3%
Contains more Folate +1057.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Avocado Pear
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Pear Opinion
Calories 160kcal 57kcal Avocado
Protein 2g 0.36g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.14g Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 4.3mg Avocado
Net carbs 1.83g 12.13g Pear
Carbs 8.53g 15.23g Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.55mg 0.18mg Avocado
Calcium 12mg 9mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 116mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 7mg Avocado
Sugar 0.66g 9.75g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 3.1g Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.082mg Avocado
Zinc 0.64mg 0.1mg Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 12mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Pear
Vitamin A 146IU 25IU Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.12mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.012mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.026mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.161mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.049mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.029mg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 21µg 4.4µg Avocado
Folate 81µg 7µg Avocado
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.084g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.094g Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.002mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.011mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.011mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.019mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.017mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.002mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.011mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.017mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.002mg Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 6.42g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Avocado
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
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 food.
Protein
12%
Avocado
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
15%
Pear
Fats
68%
Avocado
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.09g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.