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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2624%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
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%
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 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +520.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2624%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
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%

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 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
Calories 57kcal 53kcal Pear
Protein 0.36g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.14g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 4.3mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Net carbs 12.13g 11.54g Pear
Carbs 15.23g 13.34g Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.18mg 0.15mg Pear
Calcium 9mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 116mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Magnesium 7mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Sugar 9.75g 10.58g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 1.8g Pear
Copper 0.082mg 0.042mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Pear
Starch g 0g Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 12mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0µg Pear
Folate 7µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.039g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.06g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.065g 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
Fructose 6.42g 2.4g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pear Mandarin orange
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
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
8
Mandarin orange

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%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Pear
1%
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

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. 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.