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Pear vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pear and Lychee?

  • Pear is richer in Fiber, yet Lychee is richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lychee's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Pear has 2 times more Fiber than Lychee. Pear has 3.1g of Fiber, while Lychee has 1.3g.
  • Pear contains less Sugar.

We used Pears, raw and Litchis, raw types in this comparison.

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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
2
:
5
Lychee
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
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 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Copper +80.5%
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
5
:
5
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +1562.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.011
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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +1562.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +244.8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.011

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 0.36g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.14g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 15.23g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 57kcal 66kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose 6.42g g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 15.23g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 1.3g Pear
Calcium 9mg 5mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.31mg Lychee
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 12mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 116mg 171mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Pear
Copper 0.082mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.07mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.011mg Pear
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.049mg mg Pear
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 7µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine 0.011mg mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.002mg 0.009mg Lychee
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 0.099g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Lychee
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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
13
Lychee

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%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Pear
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lychee
Lychee is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.