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Cranberry vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cranberry and Pear

  • Cranberry has more Vitamin C than Pear.
  • Cranberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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
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Pear
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%

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
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +260%
Contains more Vitamin C +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +260%
Contains more Vitamin C +388.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Pear Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 12.13g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 0.36g Cranberry
Fats 0.5g 0.14g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 15.23g Pear
Calories 55kcal 57kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.42g Pear
Sugar g 9.75g Cranberry
Fiber g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 26mg 9mg Cranberry
Iron 0.4mg 0.18mg Cranberry
Magnesium mg 7mg Pear
Phosphorus 21mg 12mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 116mg Pear
Sodium mg 1mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.1mg Pear
Copper mg 0.082mg Pear
Vitamin A 90IU 25IU Cranberry
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin C 21mg 4.3mg Cranberry
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.012mg Cranberry
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.026mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.161mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.049mg Pear
Vitamin B6 mg 0.029mg Pear
Folate µg 7µg Pear
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin K µg 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 mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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
9
Cranberry
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
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
2%
Cranberry
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.