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Mulberry vs. Pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mulberry and Pear

  • Mulberry has more Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin E , however, Pear is richer in Fiber.
  • Mulberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 36% more.
  • Mulberry contains 10 times more Iron than Pear. Mulberry contains 1.85mg of Iron, while Pear contains 0.18mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mulberries, 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 +333.3%
Contains more Iron +927.8%
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.7%
Contains more Potassium +67.2%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +927.8%
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.7%
Contains more Potassium +67.2%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +36.7%

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 E +625%
Contains more Vitamin C +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
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 E +625%
Contains more Vitamin C +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +77.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Protein +300%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +122.6%
Contains more Carbs +55.4%
Equal in Water - 83.96
10% 88%
Protein: 1.44 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 9.8 g
Water: 87.68 g
Other: 0.69 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 +300%
Contains more Fats +178.6%
Contains more Other +122.6%
Contains more Carbs +55.4%
Equal in Water - 83.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Pear
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.9%
10% 15% 75%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.041 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.207 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mulberry Pear Opinion
Net carbs 8.1g 12.13g Pear
Protein 1.44g 0.36g Mulberry
Fats 0.39g 0.14g Mulberry
Carbs 9.8g 15.23g Pear
Calories 43kcal 57kcal Pear
Fructose 6.42g Pear
Sugar 8.1g 9.75g Mulberry
Fiber 1.7g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 39mg 9mg Mulberry
Iron 1.85mg 0.18mg Mulberry
Magnesium 18mg 7mg Mulberry
Phosphorus 38mg 12mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 116mg Mulberry
Sodium 10mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Mulberry
Copper 0.06mg 0.082mg Pear
Manganese 0.048mg Pear
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Mulberry
Vitamin A 25IU 25IU
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 1µg
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.12mg Mulberry
Vitamin C 36.4mg 4.3mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.012mg Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.026mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.161mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 0.049mg Pear
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.029mg Mulberry
Folate 6µg 7µg Pear
Vitamin K 7.8µg 4.4µg Mulberry
Tryptophan 0.002mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg Pear
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.022g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g 0.094g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mulberry 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
18%
Mulberry
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Mulberry
7%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.