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Pear vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pear and Common plum

  • Pear has more Fiber, while Common plum has more Vitamin C.

The food types used in this comparison are Pears, raw and Plums, 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
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 0.17
Equal in Magnesium - 7
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Iron - 0.17
Equal in Magnesium - 7
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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
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Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +1280%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.029
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +1280%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.029

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 Common plum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 10.02g Pear
Protein 0.36g 0.7g Common plum
Fats 0.14g 0.28g Common plum
Carbs 15.23g 11.42g Pear
Calories 57kcal 46kcal Pear
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose 6.42g 3.07g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 9.92g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 1.4g Pear
Calcium 9mg 6mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.17mg Pear
Magnesium 7mg 7mg
Phosphorus 12mg 16mg Common plum
Potassium 116mg 157mg Common plum
Sodium 1mg 0mg Common plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.082mg 0.057mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 9.5mg Common plum
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.028mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.026mg
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.417mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.029mg
Folate 7µg 5µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine 0.011mg 0.01mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.014mg Common plum
Leucine 0.019mg 0.015mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.016mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg 0.008mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine 0.017mg 0.016mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg 0.009mg Common plum
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.044g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pear Common plum
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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
11%
Common plum
Fats
1%
Pear
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.17g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum 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 richer in minerals?
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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. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/nutrients
  2. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.