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Pear vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pear and Watermelon different?

  • Pear is higher than Watermelon in Fiber.
  • Pear covers your daily need of Fiber 11% more than Watermelon.
  • Pear contains 2 times more Sugar than Watermelon. Pear contains 9.75g of Sugar, while Watermelon contains 6.2g.

Pears, raw and Watermelon, 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 more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Potassium - 112
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Potassium - 112
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pear
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin A +2176%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
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 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin A +2176%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pear Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 12.13g 7.15g Pear
Protein 0.36g 0.61g Watermelon
Fats 0.14g 0.15g Watermelon
Carbs 15.23g 7.55g Pear
Calories 57kcal 30kcal Pear
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose 6.42g 3.36g Pear
Sugar 9.75g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 3.1g 0.4g Pear
Calcium 9mg 7mg Pear
Iron 0.18mg 0.24mg Watermelon
Magnesium 7mg 10mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 12mg 11mg Pear
Potassium 116mg 112mg Pear
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.082mg 0.042mg Pear
Vitamin A 25IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.05mg Pear
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.3mg 8.1mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.021mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.161mg 0.178mg Watermelon
Vitamin B5 0.049mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate 7µg 3µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.4µg 0.1µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.011mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.011mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.019mg 0.018mg Pear
Lysine 0.017mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.011mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine 0.017mg 0.016mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.084g 0.037g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.094g 0.05g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pear Watermelon
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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pear
6
Watermelon

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
15%
Pear
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Pear
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.