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Pear vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pear and Longan

  • Pear has more Fiber, however Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Longan is 89% higher.
  • Longan has 3 times less Fiber than Pear. Pear has 3.1g of Fiber, while Longan has 1.1g.

Food types used in this article are Pears, raw and Longans, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pear
3
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5
Longan
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +129.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +106.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +129.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +106.1%

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
7
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4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +1853.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%
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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1853.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Longan Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 14.04g Longan
Protein 0.36g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.14g 0.1g Pear
Carbs 15.23g 15.14g Pear
Calories 57kcal 60kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose 6.42g g Pear
Sugar 9.75g g Longan
Fiber 3.1g 1.1g Pear
Calcium 9mg 1mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.13mg Pear
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 12mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 116mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 1mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.1mg 0.05mg Pear
Copper 0.082mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 25IU IU Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pear
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pear
Vitamin C 4.3mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.049mg mg Pear
Vitamin B6 0.029mg mg Pear
Folate 7µg µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.019mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.017mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.002mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.017mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.002mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Pear
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan 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.
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.