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Pear vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pear and Lemon

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C, and Iron than Pear.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 54% more.
  • Pear contains 4 times more Sugar than Lemon. Pear contains 9.75g of Sugar, while Lemon contains 2.5g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pears, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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
3
:
5
Lemon
Contains more Copper +121.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Copper +121.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%

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
4
:
6
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1132.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
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 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1132.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Lemon Opinion
Calories 57kcal 29kcal Pear
Protein 0.36g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.14g 0.3g Lemon
Vitamin C 4.3mg 53mg Lemon
Net carbs 12.13g 6.52g Pear
Carbs 15.23g 9.32g Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.18mg 0.6mg Lemon
Calcium 9mg 26mg Lemon
Potassium 116mg 138mg Lemon
Magnesium 7mg 8mg Lemon
Sugar 9.75g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 3.1g 2.8g Pear
Copper 0.082mg 0.037mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.06mg Pear
Starch g g
Phosphorus 12mg 16mg Lemon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 22IU Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.02mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.1mg Pear
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.08mg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0µg Pear
Folate 7µg 11µg Lemon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.039g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.011g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.089g 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
Fructose 6.42g g Pear

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Pear Lemon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
9
Lemon

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Pear
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.25g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.