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Dried fruit vs. Pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Dried fruit and Pear

  • Pear contains less Iron, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus than Dried fruit.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Dried fruit is 31% higher.
  • Pear has 180 times less Vitamin A RAE than Dried fruit. Dried fruit has 180µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Pear has 1µg.

Food types used in this article are Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +511.1%
Contains more Iron +1377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +491.7%
Contains more Potassium +901.7%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Copper +318.3%
Contains more Manganese +389.6%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115% 31% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +511.1%
Contains more Iron +1377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +357.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +491.7%
Contains more Potassium +901.7%
Contains more Zinc +290%
Contains more Copper +318.3%
Contains more Manganese +389.6%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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.
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +14316%
Contains more Vitamin E +3508.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1508.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +953.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.1%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +330%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
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 +14316%
Contains more Vitamin E +3508.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +184.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1508.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +953.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.1%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +330%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +841.7%
Contains more Fats +264.3%
Contains more Carbs +311.3%
Contains more Other +729%
Contains more Water +171.8%
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 3.39 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 62.64 g
Water: 30.89 g
Other: 2.57 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 +841.7%
Contains more Fats +264.3%
Contains more Carbs +311.3%
Contains more Other +729%
Contains more Water +171.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27%
10% 45% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +1011.3%
Contains more Glucose +1172.3%
Contains more Fructose +94.2%
15% 61% 23%
Starch: 0.35 g
Sucrose: 7.89 g
Glucose: 33.08 g
Fructose: 12.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 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 Sucrose +1011.3%
Contains more Glucose +1172.3%
Contains more Fructose +94.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Dried fruit Pear
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Dried fruit Pear Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 12.13g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 0.36g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.14g Dried fruit
Carbs 62.64g 15.23g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 57kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g 6.42g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g 9.75g Pear
Fiber 7.3g 3.1g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 9mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.18mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 7mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 12mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 116mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.39mg 0.1mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.082mg Dried fruit
Manganese 0.235mg 0.048mg Dried fruit
Selenium 2.2µg 0.1µg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 25IU Dried fruit
Vitamin A RAE 180µg 1µg Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 0.12mg Dried fruit
Vitamin C 1mg 4.3mg Pear
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.012mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.026mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 0.161mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.049mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.029mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 7µg Dried fruit
Vitamin K 3.1µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.002mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg 0.011mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.011mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg 0.019mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg 0.017mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg 0.002mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.011mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg 0.017mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg 0.002mg Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.022g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit 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
38%
Dried fruit
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Dried fruit
7%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 43.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit 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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.