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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 Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
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 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

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Pear Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 12.13g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.36g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.14g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 15.23g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 57kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.42g Pear
Sugar 15.23g 9.75g Pear
Fiber 1.3g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 5mg 9mg Pear
Iron 0.31mg 0.18mg Lychee
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Lychee
Phosphorus 31mg 12mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 116mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Pear
Copper 0.148mg 0.082mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Pear
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 4.3mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.012mg Pear
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.026mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.161mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.049mg Pear
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.029mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 7µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.002mg Lychee
Threonine mg 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine mg 0.011mg Pear
Leucine mg 0.019mg Pear
Lysine 0.041mg 0.017mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.002mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg 0.011mg Pear
Valine mg 0.017mg Pear
Histidine mg 0.002mg Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.084g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.094g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee 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
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

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 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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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.