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Pear vs. Kumquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pear and Kumquat

  • Pear contains less Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Calcium than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Pears, raw and Kumquats, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pear
2
:
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Contains more Iron +377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +60.3%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +15.9%
Contains more Manganese +181.3%
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 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +588.9%
Contains more Iron +377.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +60.3%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +15.9%
Contains more Manganese +181.3%

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
1
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10
Kumquat
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +920.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Choline +64.7%
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 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +920.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Choline +64.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pear
1
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Contains more Protein +422.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Other +64.5%
Equal in Carbs - 15.9
Equal in Water - 80.85
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +422.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Other +64.5%
Equal in Carbs - 15.9
Equal in Water - 80.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pear
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +83.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +81.9%
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +83.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +81.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 9.4g Pear
Protein 0.36g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.14g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 15.23g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 57kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Fructose 6.42g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 9.36g Kumquat
Fiber 3.1g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 9mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.18mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 7mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 12mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 116mg 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 1mg 10mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.082mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.048mg 0.135mg Kumquat
Selenium 0.1µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 15µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 4.3mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.036mg Kumquat
Folate 7µg 17µg Kumquat
Choline 5.1mg 8.4mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg Pear
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.103g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Kumquat
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
19%
Kumquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Pear
14%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.39g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.