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Pear vs Pomegranate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pear and Pomegranate different?

  • Pomegranate is higher than Pear in Vitamin K, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin C.
  • Pear is lower in Sugar.

Pears, raw and Pomegranates, raw types were used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 3% 21% 9% 53% 10% 16% 1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +92.7%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +458.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +669.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +272.7%
Contains more Folate +442.9%
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 34% 0% 12% 0% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 0% 41% 29%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +458.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +669.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +272.7%
Contains more Folate +442.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Pomegranate Opinion
Calories 57kcal 83kcal Pomegranate
Protein 0.36g 1.67g Pomegranate
Fats 0.14g 1.17g Pomegranate
Vitamin C 4.3mg 10.2mg Pomegranate
Net carbs 12.13g 14.7g Pomegranate
Carbs 15.23g 18.7g Pomegranate
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.18mg 0.3mg Pomegranate
Calcium 9mg 10mg Pomegranate
Potassium 116mg 236mg Pomegranate
Magnesium 7mg 12mg Pomegranate
Sugar 9.75g 13.67g Pear
Fiber 3.1g 4g Pomegranate
Copper 0.082mg 0.158mg Pomegranate
Zinc 0.1mg 0.35mg Pomegranate
Starch g g
Phosphorus 12mg 36mg Pomegranate
Sodium 1mg 3mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.6mg Pomegranate
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.067mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.053mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.293mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.377mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.075mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 16.4µg Pomegranate
Folate 7µg 38µg Pomegranate
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.12g Pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.093g Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.079g Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Pear
Threonine 0.011mg mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg mg Pear
Phenylalanine 0.011mg mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg mg Pear
Fructose 6.42g g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Pomegranate
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
16
Pomegranate
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
15
Pomegranate

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
10%
Pomegranate
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
19%
Pomegranate
Fats
1%
Pear
5%
Pomegranate

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pear
Pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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. Pomegranate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169134/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.