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Cherry vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cherry and Pear

  • Cherry has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C, however Pear is higher in Fiber.
  • Pear contains 2 times less Vitamin C than Cherry. Cherry contains 10mg of Vitamin C, while Pear contains 4.3mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cherries, sour, red, 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
Cherry
6
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1
Pear
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Copper +26.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +49.1%
Contains more Copper +26.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Zinc - 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Cherry
8
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2
Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +5032%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +5032%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.5%

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.
Cherry Pear
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Pear Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 12.13g Pear
Protein 1g 0.36g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.14g Cherry
Carbs 12.18g 15.23g Pear
Calories 50kcal 57kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose 3.51g 6.42g Pear
Sugar 8.49g 9.75g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 16mg 9mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 0.18mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 7mg Cherry
Phosphorus 15mg 12mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 116mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.104mg 0.082mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 25IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 4.3mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.012mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.026mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.161mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.049mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.029mg Cherry
Folate 8µg 7µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Pear
Threonine mg 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine mg 0.011mg Pear
Leucine mg 0.019mg Pear
Lysine mg 0.017mg Pear
Methionine mg 0.002mg Pear
Phenylalanine mg 0.011mg Pear
Valine mg 0.017mg Pear
Histidine mg 0.002mg Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry Pear
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
14
Cherry
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
15%
Pear
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry 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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.