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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
Pear
1
:
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
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 12% 8% 18% 8% 24% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Potassium +70.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
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
3
:
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
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 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 93% 18% 8% 0% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +544.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
2%
Pear
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
1%
Pear
3%
Gooseberry

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 Gooseberry
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?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Gooseberry
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 - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sugars (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 Cholesterol?
?
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 Gooseberry Opinion
Calories 57 44 Pear
Protein 0.36 0.88 Gooseberry
Fats 0.14 0.58 Gooseberry
Vitamin C 4.3 27.7 Gooseberry
Carbs 15.23 10.18 Pear
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Iron 0.18 0.31 Gooseberry
Calcium 9 25 Gooseberry
Potassium 116 198 Gooseberry
Magnesium 7 10 Gooseberry
Sugars 9.75 Gooseberry
Fiber 3.1 4.3 Gooseberry
Copper 0.082 0.07 Pear
Zinc 0.1 0.12 Gooseberry
Starch
Phosphorus 12 27 Gooseberry
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 25 290 Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.12 0.37 Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0 Pear
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.04 Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.03 Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.161 0.3 Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.049 0.286 Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.08 Gooseberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.4 Pear
Folate 7 6 Pear
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.038 Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084 0.051 Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094 0.317 Gooseberry
Tryptophan 0.002 Pear
Threonine 0.011 Pear
Isoleucine 0.011 Pear
Leucine 0.019 Pear
Lysine 0.017 Pear
Methionine 0.002 Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011 Pear
Valine 0.017 Pear
Histidine 0.002 Pear
Fructose 6.42 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. 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.