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Pear vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pear and Gooseberry different?

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C than Pear.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Gooseberry is 26% higher.

Pears, raw and Gooseberries, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Copper +17.1%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Sodium - 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 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
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
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Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +483.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +483.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%

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 Gooseberry
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 Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 5.88g Pear
Protein 0.36g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.14g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 15.23g 10.18g Pear
Calories 57kcal 44kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose 6.42g g Pear
Sugar 9.75g g Gooseberry
Fiber 3.1g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 9mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.18mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Gooseberry
Phosphorus 12mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 116mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.082mg 0.07mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pear
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pear
Vitamin C 4.3mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.03mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.3mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.08mg Gooseberry
Folate 7µg 6µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg mg Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.038g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.051g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Gooseberry
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
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
10
Gooseberry

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
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
1%
Pear
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry 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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.