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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" 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 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 more Manganese +104.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44% 13% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
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 more Manganese +104.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
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" 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 +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 Choline +52.9%
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 Choline Vitamin K 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 5% 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 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 3% 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 Choline +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +815.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Protein +216.7%
Contains more Fats +271.4%
Contains more Other +96.8%
Equal in Carbs - 15.23
Equal in Water - 83.96
15% 83%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.52 g
Carbs: 14.66 g
Water: 83.07 g
Other: 0.61 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 +216.7%
Contains more Fats +271.4%
Contains more Other +96.8%
Equal in Carbs - 15.23
Equal in Water - 83.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +205.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.7%
8% 13% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.029 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.287 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +205.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Glucose +58.1%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +373.3%
Contains more Fructose +47.6%
2% 46% 48% 2% 2%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.15 g
Glucose: 4.11 g
Fructose: 4.35 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.19 g
Galactose: 0.17 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 Glucose +58.1%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +373.3%
Contains more Fructose +47.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 0.098mg 0.048mg Kiwifruit
Selenium 0.2µg 0.1µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87IU 25IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 1µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46mg 0.12mg Kiwifruit
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
Choline 7.8mg 5.1mg Kiwifruit
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
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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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
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kiwifruit
7%
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

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. 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.