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Pear vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pear and Apricot

  • The amount of Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E in Apricot is higher than in Pear.
  • Apricot covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 11% more than Pear.
  • Pear contains 2 times more Fiber than Apricot. While Pear contains 3.1g of Fiber, Apricot contains only 2g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pears, raw and Apricots, 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
Pear
1
:
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.078

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
Pear
1
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Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +389.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 9.12g Pear
Protein 0.36g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.14g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 15.23g 11.12g Pear
Calories 57kcal 48kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose 6.42g 0.94g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 3.1g 2g Pear
Calcium 9mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.18mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 12mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 116mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.082mg 0.078mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.03mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.054mg Apricot
Folate 7µg 9µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 3.3µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.011mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.019mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.017mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.017mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.002mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.027g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.077g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pear Apricot
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
5
Pear
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
11
Apricot

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
2%
Pear
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Pear
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.