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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Pear
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +205.6%
Contains more Magnesium +314.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.1%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Copper +131.7%
Contains more Manganese +195.8%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +205.6%
Contains more Magnesium +314.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.1%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Copper +131.7%
Contains more Manganese +195.8%
Contains more Selenium +300%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Avocado
11
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0
Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +484%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
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 Folate +1057.1%
Contains more Choline +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 3% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +484%
Contains more Vitamin E +1625%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
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 Folate +1057.1%
Contains more Choline +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +377.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Protein +455.6%
Contains more Fats +10371.4%
Contains more Other +409.7%
Contains more Carbs +78.5%
Contains more Water +14.7%
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
Contains more Protein +455.6%
Contains more Fats +10371.4%
Contains more Other +409.7%
Contains more Carbs +78.5%
Contains more Water +14.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11565.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1831.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11565.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1831.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +1083.3%
Contains more Glucose +602.7%
Contains more Fructose +5250%
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
7% 27% 66%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.71 g
Glucose: 2.6 g
Fructose: 6.42 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +1083.3%
Contains more Glucose +602.7%
Contains more Fructose +5250%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Net carbs 1.83g 12.13g Pear
Protein 2g 0.36g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.14g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 15.23g Pear
Calories 160kcal 57kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 6.42g Pear
Sugar 0.66g 9.75g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 3.1g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 9mg Avocado
Iron 0.55mg 0.18mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 7mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 12mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 116mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.64mg 0.1mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.082mg Avocado
Manganese 0.142mg 0.048mg Avocado
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 25IU Avocado
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 1µg Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.12mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 4.3mg Avocado
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
Folate 81µg 7µg Avocado
Choline 14.2mg 5.1mg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 4.4µg 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
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.084g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.094g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Pear
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
33%
Avocado
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
7%
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

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. 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.

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