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Gooseberry vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gooseberry and Pear different?

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C than Pear.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Gooseberry is 26% higher.
  • Gooseberry contains 2 times more Potassium than Pear. While Gooseberry contains 198mg of Potassium, Pear contains only 116mg.

Gooseberries, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
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
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +483.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 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 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +483.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

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.
Gooseberry Pear
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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Pear Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 12.13g Pear
Protein 0.88g 0.36g Gooseberry
Fats 0.58g 0.14g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 15.23g Pear
Calories 44kcal 57kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.42g Pear
Sugar g 9.75g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 3.1g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 9mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.18mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Gooseberry
Phosphorus 27mg 12mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 116mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.07mg 0.082mg Pear
Vitamin A 290IU 25IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin C 27.7mg 4.3mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.012mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.026mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.161mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.049mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.029mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg 7µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.094g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gooseberry 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
15
Gooseberry
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
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
5%
Gooseberry
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
15%
Pear
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.