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Pear vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pear and Nectarine

  • Pear has more Fiber, while Nectarine has more Vitamin B3.
  • Pear contains 2 times more Fiber than Nectarine. While Pear contains 3.1g of Fiber, Nectarine contains only 1.7g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Nectarine is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pears, raw and Nectarines, 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
1
:
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Equal in Copper - 0.086
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% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Equal in Copper - 0.086

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +16%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1228%
Contains more Vitamin E +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +598.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027
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 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1228%
Contains more Vitamin E +541.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +598.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.027

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Nectarine Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 8.85g Pear
Protein 0.36g 1.06g Nectarine
Fats 0.14g 0.32g Nectarine
Carbs 15.23g 10.55g Pear
Calories 57kcal 44kcal Pear
Starch g 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 6.42g 1.37g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 7.89g Nectarine
Fiber 3.1g 1.7g Pear
Calcium 9mg 6mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.28mg Nectarine
Magnesium 7mg 9mg Nectarine
Phosphorus 12mg 26mg Nectarine
Potassium 116mg 201mg Nectarine
Sodium 1mg 0mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.1mg 0.17mg Nectarine
Copper 0.082mg 0.086mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 25IU 332IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.77mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 5.4mg Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.034mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.027mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 1.125mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.185mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.025mg Pear
Folate 7µg 5µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 2.2µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.005mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.011mg 0.009mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.009mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg 0.014mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.016mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine 0.017mg 0.013mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg 0.008mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.025g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.088g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.113g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pear Nectarine
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
10
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
10
Nectarine

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
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
11%
Nectarine
Fats
1%
Pear
1%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.