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Pear vs. Mandarin orange — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pear and Mandarin orange

  • Pear has more Fiber, however, Mandarin orange is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Mandarin orange covers your daily Vitamin C needs 25% more than Pear.
  • Mandarin orange has 2 times less Fiber than Pear. Pear has 3.1g of Fiber, while Mandarin orange has 1.8g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pears, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), 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.
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Manganese +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
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 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Manganese +23.1%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

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
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Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2624%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +340.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Choline +100%
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2624%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +340.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Choline +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +14.2%
Contains more Protein +125%
Contains more Fats +121.4%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Water - 85.17
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
13% 85%
Protein: 0.81 g
Fats: 0.31 g
Carbs: 13.34 g
Water: 85.17 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Carbs +14.2%
Contains more Protein +125%
Contains more Fats +121.4%
Contains more Other +19.4%
Equal in Water - 85.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +40%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.6%
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
24% 37% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.065 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +40%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +22.1%
Contains more Fructose +167.5%
Contains more Sucrose +752.1%
7% 27% 66%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.71 g
Glucose: 2.6 g
Fructose: 6.42 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
57% 20% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 6.05 g
Glucose: 2.13 g
Fructose: 2.4 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +22.1%
Contains more Fructose +167.5%
Contains more Sucrose +752.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 11.54g Pear
Protein 0.36g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.14g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 15.23g 13.34g Pear
Calories 57kcal 53kcal Pear
Fructose 6.42g 2.4g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 10.58g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 1.8g Pear
Calcium 9mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.18mg 0.15mg Pear
Magnesium 7mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 12mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 116mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Pear
Copper 0.082mg 0.042mg Pear
Manganese 0.048mg 0.039mg Pear
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 25IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 34µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 4.3mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.376mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 7µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Choline 5.1mg 10.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.002mg
Threonine 0.011mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.019mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.017mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002mg 0.002mg
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.017mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.002mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.039g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.06g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.065g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pear Mandarin orange
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
16%
Mandarin orange
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Pear
7%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.83g)
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 - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.