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Prune vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Prune and Pear

  • 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.
  • Prune contains 12 times more Vitamin B3 than Pear. While Prune contains 1.882mg of Vitamin B3, Pear contains only 0.161mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked and Pears, 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
Prune
7
:
1
Pear
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Iron +416.7%
Contains more Magnesium +485.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +475%
Contains more Potassium +531%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +242.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Iron +416.7%
Contains more Magnesium +485.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +475%
Contains more Potassium +531%
Contains more Zinc +340%
Contains more Copper +242.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Prune
8
:
2
Pear
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +616.7%
Contains more Folate +75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 149%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +616.7%
Contains more Folate +75%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Prune Pear
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
31
Prune
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
35
Prune
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
13%
Prune
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
64%
Prune
15%
Pear
Fats
2%
Prune
1%
Pear

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.