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Kiwifruit vs. Asian pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kiwifruit and Asian pear different?

  • Kiwifruit is higher than Asian pear in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Copper, and Potassium.
  • Kiwifruit covers your daily need of Vitamin C 99% more than Asian pear.
  • Kiwifruit contains 12 times more Vitamin E than Asian pear. Kiwifruit contains 1.46mg of Vitamin E , while Asian pear contains 0.12mg.

Kiwifruit, green, raw and Pears, asian, raw types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +750%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +157.9%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Manganese +63.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 12% 12% 15% 28% 0.39% 3.8% 43% 13% 1.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0% 5.7% 4.7% 11% 0% 0.55% 17% 7.8% 0.55%
Contains more Calcium +750%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +157.9%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Manganese +63.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2339.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.4%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Choline +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +795.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5.2% 29% 0% 309% 6.8% 5.8% 6.4% 11% 15% 19% 0% 4.3% 101%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2.4% 0% 13% 2.3% 2.3% 4.1% 4.2% 5.1% 6% 0% 2.8% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2339.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.4%
Contains more Folate +212.5%
Contains more Choline +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +795.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +128%
Contains more Fats +126.1%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +64.9%
Equal in Water - 88.25
15% 83%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.52 g
Carbs: 14.66 g
Water: 83.07 g
Other: 0.61 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +128%
Contains more Fats +126.1%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +64.9%
Equal in Water - 88.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +421.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.049
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.029 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.287 g
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +421.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.049

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kiwifruit Asian pear
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kiwifruit Asian pear Opinion
Net carbs 11.66g 7.05g Kiwifruit
Protein 1.14g 0.5g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.52g 0.23g Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66g 10.65g Kiwifruit
Calories 61kcal 42kcal Kiwifruit
Fructose 4.35g Kiwifruit
Sugar 8.99g 7.05g Asian pear
Fiber 3g 3.6g Asian pear
Calcium 34mg 4mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.31mg 0mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 17mg 8mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34mg 11mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 312mg 121mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 0mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.14mg 0.02mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13mg 0.05mg Kiwifruit
Manganese 0.098mg 0.06mg Kiwifruit
Selenium 0.2µg 0.1µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87IU 0IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 0µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46mg 0.12mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 92.7mg 3.8mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.009mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.01mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B3 0.341mg 0.219mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.07mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.022mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg 8µg Kiwifruit
Choline 7.8mg 5.1mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin K 40.3µg 4.5µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.005mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047mg 0.013mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.014mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg 0.025mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061mg 0.017mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024mg 0.006mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.013mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057mg 0.018mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg 0.005mg Kiwifruit
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.012g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.049g Asian pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g 0.055g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit Asian 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
39%
Kiwifruit
4%
Asian pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kiwifruit
5%
Asian pear

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/nutrients
  2. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/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.