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Kiwifruit vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kiwifruit and Pear

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Copper in Kiwifruit is higher than in Pear.
  • Kiwifruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 98% more than Pear.
  • Pear has 12 times less Vitamin E than Kiwifruit. Kiwifruit has 1.46mg of Vitamin E , while Pear has 0.12mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kiwifruit, green, 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
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Pear
Contains more Calcium +277.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +277.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +58.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 +248%
Contains more Vitamin E +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2055.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Folate +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +815.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
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 +248%
Contains more Vitamin E +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2055.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Folate +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +815.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kiwifruit Pear Opinion
Net carbs 11.66g 12.13g Pear
Protein 1.14g 0.36g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.52g 0.14g Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66g 15.23g Pear
Calories 61kcal 57kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0g g Kiwifruit
Fructose 4.35g 6.42g Pear
Sugar 8.99g 9.75g Kiwifruit
Fiber 3g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 34mg 9mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.31mg 0.18mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 17mg 7mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34mg 12mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 312mg 116mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.14mg 0.1mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13mg 0.082mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87IU 25IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46mg 0.12mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 92.7mg 4.3mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.012mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.026mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.341mg 0.161mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.049mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.029mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg 7µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.3µg 4.4µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.002mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047mg 0.011mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.011mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg 0.019mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061mg 0.017mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024mg 0.002mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.011mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057mg 0.017mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg 0.002mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g 0.094g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit 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
42
Kiwifruit
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
15
Kiwifruit
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
7%
Kiwifruit
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
15%
Kiwifruit
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Kiwifruit
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 - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.76g)
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 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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.