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Pear vs. Honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pear and Honey different?

  • Pear is higher than Honey in Fiber, and Copper.
  • Pear covers your daily need of Fiber 12% more than Honey.
  • Pear contains 2 times more Copper than Honey. Pear contains 0.082mg of Copper, while Honey contains 0.036mg.
  • Pear is lower in Sugar.

Pears, raw and Honey types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pear
6
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4
Honey
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +123.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +127.8%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Manganese +66.7%
Contains more Selenium +700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +123.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +127.8%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Manganese +66.7%
Contains more Selenium +700%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pear
9
:
2
Honey
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Choline +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 3% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 9% 3% 5% 6% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +760%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Choline +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pear
4
:
1
Honey
Contains more Protein +20%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +391%
Contains more Other +55%
Contains more Carbs +441%
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
82% 17%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 82.4 g
Water: 17.1 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +20%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +391%
Contains more Other +55%
Contains more Carbs +441%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pear
0
:
5
Honey
Contains more Sucrose +25.4%
Contains more Glucose +1275%
Contains more Fructose +537.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
7% 27% 66%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.71 g
Glucose: 2.6 g
Fructose: 6.42 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
44% 50% 2% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.89 g
Glucose: 35.75 g
Fructose: 40.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 1.44 g
Galactose: 3.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +25.4%
Contains more Glucose +1275%
Contains more Fructose +537.7%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pear Honey
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Honey Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 82.2g Honey
Protein 0.36g 0.3g Pear
Fats 0.14g 0g Pear
Carbs 15.23g 82.4g Honey
Calories 57kcal 304kcal Honey
Fructose 6.42g 40.94g Honey
Sugar 9.75g 82.12g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 0.2g Pear
Calcium 9mg 6mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.42mg Honey
Magnesium 7mg 2mg Pear
Phosphorus 12mg 4mg Pear
Potassium 116mg 52mg Pear
Sodium 1mg 4mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.22mg Honey
Copper 0.082mg 0.036mg Pear
Manganese 0.048mg 0.08mg Honey
Selenium 0.1µg 0.8µg Honey
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0mg Pear
Vitamin C 4.3mg 0.5mg Pear
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0mg Pear
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.038mg Honey
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.121mg Pear
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.068mg Honey
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.024mg Pear
Folate 7µg 2µg Pear
Choline 5.1mg 2.2mg Pear
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.004mg Honey
Threonine 0.011mg 0.004mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.008mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg 0.01mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.008mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg 0.001mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Valine 0.017mg 0.009mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg 0.001mg Pear
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Honey
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Pear
2%
Honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Pear
6%
Honey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 72.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pear
Pear is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/nutrients
  2. Honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169640/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.