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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pear
4
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6
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%
Equal in Manganese - 0.052
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 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
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%
Equal in Manganese - 0.052

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
8
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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 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% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pear
3
:
2
Longan
Contains more Fats +40%
Contains more Protein +263.9%
Contains more Other +125.8%
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +40%
Contains more Protein +263.9%
Contains more Other +125.8%
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pear Longan
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals 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
Fructose 6.42g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 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
Manganese 0.048mg 0.052mg Longan
Selenium 0.1µg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU Pear
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg 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 Pear
Vitamin B6 0.029mg Pear
Folate 7µg Pear
Choline 5.1mg Pear
Vitamin K 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 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
Saturated Fat 0.022g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
25%
Longan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Pear
11%
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 richer in vitamins?
Pear
Pear is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. 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.