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Banana vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Banana and Pear

  • Banana has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium and Vitamin B5 than Pear.
  • Banana's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 26% more.
  • Banana contains 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Pear. Banana contains 0.334mg of Vitamin B5, while Pear contains 0.049mg.
  • Pear contains less Sugars.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bananas, raw and Pears, raw.

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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
Banana
5
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2
Pear
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +208.6%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +208.6%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Equal in Copper - 0.082
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Banana
8
:
2
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +780%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 4% 2% 0% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 0% 2% 15%
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 +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +156%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1165.5%
Contains more Folate +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +780%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Banana
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
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 the food
Protein
7%
Banana
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Banana
1%
Pear

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pear
Pear contains less Sugars (difference - 2.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Banana Pear Opinion
Calories 89 57 Banana
Protein 1.09 0.36 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.14 Banana
Vitamin C 8.7 4.3 Banana
Carbs 22.84 15.23 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.18 Banana
Calcium 5 9 Pear
Potassium 358 116 Banana
Magnesium 27 7 Banana
Sugars 12.23 9.75 Pear
Fiber 2.6 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.078 0.082 Pear
Zinc 0.15 0.1 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 12 Banana
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 25 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 0.12 Pear
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.012 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.026 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.161 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.049 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.029 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 4.4 Pear
Folate 20 7 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.022 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.084 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.094 Pear
Tryptophan 0.009 0.002 Banana
Threonine 0.028 0.011 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 0.011 Banana
Leucine 0.068 0.019 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.017 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.002 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.011 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.017 Banana
Histidine 0.077 0.002 Banana
Fructose 4.85 6.42 Pear

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.