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Pineapple vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pineapple and Pear different?

  • Pineapple is richer in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, while Pear is higher in Fiber.
  • Pineapple covers your daily need of Vitamin C 48% more than Pear.
  • Pineapple contains 19 times more Manganese than Pear. Pineapple contains 0.927mg of Manganese, while Pear contains 0.048mg.

Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Pears, 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
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2
Pear
Contains more Iron +61.1%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +34.1%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +61.1%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +34.1%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Sodium - 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
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Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +1011.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +132%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +558.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +528.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +1011.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +132%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +558.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.2%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +528.6%

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.
Pineapple Pear
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Pear Opinion
Calories 50kcal 57kcal Pear
Protein 0.54g 0.36g Pineapple
Fats 0.12g 0.14g Pear
Vitamin C 47.8mg 4.3mg Pineapple
Net carbs 11.72g 12.13g Pear
Carbs 13.12g 15.23g Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.29mg 0.18mg Pineapple
Calcium 13mg 9mg Pineapple
Potassium 109mg 116mg Pear
Magnesium 12mg 7mg Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 9.75g Pear
Fiber 1.4g 3.1g Pear
Copper 0.11mg 0.082mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Pineapple
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 12mg Pear
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 58IU 25IU Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.161mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.049mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.029mg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 4.4µg Pear
Folate 18µg 7µg Pineapple
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.022g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.094g Pear
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.002mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg 0.011mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.011mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg 0.017mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg 0.002mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.011mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg 0.017mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg 0.002mg Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g 6.42g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Pear
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
21
Pineapple
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
8
Pear

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
3%
Pineapple
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
15%
Pear
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pear
Pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/nutrients
  2. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/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.