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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, Vitamin C and Vitamin E in Apricot is higher than in Pear.
  • Apricot covers your daily need of Vitamin A 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 Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.078
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.078
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
Pear
1
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Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +5016%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
2%
Pear
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Pear
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Apricot
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pear Apricot Opinion
Calories 57 48 Pear
Protein 0.36 1.4 Apricot
Fats 0.14 0.39 Apricot
Vitamin C 4.3 10 Apricot
Carbs 15.23 11.12 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.18 0.39 Apricot
Calcium 9 13 Apricot
Potassium 116 259 Apricot
Magnesium 7 10 Apricot
Sugars 9.75 9.24 Apricot
Fiber 3.1 2 Pear
Copper 0.082 0.078 Pear
Zinc 0.1 0.2 Apricot
Starch
Phosphorus 12 23 Apricot
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 25 1279 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.12 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.03 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.04 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.161 0.6 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.049 0.24 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.054 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.4 3.3 Pear
Folate 7 9 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.027 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094 0.077 Pear
Tryptophan 0.002 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.011 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.011 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.019 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.017 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.002 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.011 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.017 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.002 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 6.42 0.94 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 of 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.