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Pear vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pear and Prune

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Copper, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Phosphorus in Prune is higher than in Pear.
  • Prune covers your daily need of Vitamin K 46% more than Pear.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pears, raw and Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked.

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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
:
7
Prune
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +416.7%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Potassium +531%
Contains more Magnesium +485.7%
Contains more Copper +242.7%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +475%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 13% 65% 30% 94% 12% 30% 1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +416.7%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Potassium +531%
Contains more Magnesium +485.7%
Contains more Copper +242.7%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Phosphorus +475%

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
2
:
8
Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +616.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +3024%
Contains more Vitamin E +258.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +615.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1068.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +761.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +606.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1252.3%
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 2% 47% 9% 0% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 0% 149% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +616.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +3024%
Contains more Vitamin E +258.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +615.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1068.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +761.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +606.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1252.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Prune Opinion
Calories 57kcal 240kcal Prune
Protein 0.36g 2.18g Prune
Fats 0.14g 0.38g Prune
Vitamin C 4.3mg 0.6mg Pear
Net carbs 12.13g 56.78g Prune
Carbs 15.23g 63.88g Prune
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.18mg 0.93mg Prune
Calcium 9mg 43mg Prune
Potassium 116mg 732mg Prune
Magnesium 7mg 41mg Prune
Sugar 9.75g 38.13g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 7.1g Prune
Copper 0.082mg 0.281mg Prune
Zinc 0.1mg 0.44mg Prune
Starch g 5.11g Prune
Phosphorus 12mg 69mg Prune
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 781IU Prune
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.43mg Prune
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.051mg Prune
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.186mg Prune
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 1.882mg Prune
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.422mg Prune
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.205mg Prune
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 59.5µg Prune
Folate 7µg 4µg Pear
Trans Fat 0g g Prune
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.088g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.053g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.062g Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.025mg Prune
Threonine 0.011mg 0.049mg Prune
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.041mg Prune
Leucine 0.019mg 0.066mg Prune
Lysine 0.017mg 0.05mg Prune
Methionine 0.002mg 0.016mg Prune
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.052mg Prune
Valine 0.017mg 0.056mg Prune
Histidine 0.002mg 0.027mg Prune
Fructose 6.42g 12.45g Prune

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Prune
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
31
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
35
Prune

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
64%
Prune
Fats
1%
Pear
2%
Prune

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.38g)
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 - 0.066g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.