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Lychee vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lychee and Pear?

  • Lychee is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6, yet Pear is richer in Fiber.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Lychee has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Pear. Lychee has 0.1mg of Vitamin B6, while Pear has 0.029mg.
  • Pear contains less Sugar.

We used Litchis, raw and Pears, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Lychee
5
:
2
Pear
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
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
Lychee
5
:
5
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +1562.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.012
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 2% 3% 0% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 0% 11% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1562.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.012

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
25
Lychee
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
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%
Lychee
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Pear

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

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Lychee Pear
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lychee
Lychee is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Pear Opinion
Calories 66 57 Lychee
Protein 0.83 0.36 Lychee
Fats 0.44 0.14 Lychee
Vitamin C 71.5 4.3 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 15.23 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.18 Lychee
Calcium 5 9 Pear
Potassium 171 116 Lychee
Magnesium 10 7 Lychee
Sugar 15.23 9.75 Pear
Fiber 1.3 3.1 Pear
Copper 0.148 0.082 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.1 Pear
Starch
Phosphorus 31 12 Lychee
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 0 25 Pear
Vitamin E 0.07 0.12 Pear
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.012 Pear
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.026 Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.161 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.049 Pear
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.029 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 4.4 Pear
Folate 14 7 Lychee
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.022 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.084 Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.094 Lychee
Tryptophan 0.007 0.002 Lychee
Threonine 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.041 0.017 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 0.002 Lychee
Phenylalanine 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.002 Pear
Fructose 6.42 Pear

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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.