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Prickly pear vs. Fruit salad — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Prickly pear and Fruit salad

  • The amount of Magnesium, Vitamin C, and Fiber in Prickly pear is higher than in Fruit salad.
  • Prickly pear covers your daily Magnesium needs 18% more than Fruit salad.
  • Fruit salad has 5 times less Calcium than Prickly pear. Prickly pear has 56mg of Calcium, while Fruit salad has 11mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Prickly pears, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +962.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 12% 61% 11% 20% 1% 4% 27% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17% 20% 0%
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Magnesium +962.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Sodium - 5

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +324.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1295.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 47% 4% 14% 9% 0% 14% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1295.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +43.1%
Contains more Fats +1600%
Contains more Other +530.8%
Contains more Carbs +36.4%
Equal in Water - 86.15
10% 88%
Protein: 0.73 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 87.55 g
Other: 1.64 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.51 g
Fats: 0.03 g
Carbs: 13.05 g
Water: 86.15 g
Other: 0.26 g
Contains more Protein +43.1%
Contains more Fats +1600%
Contains more Other +530.8%
Contains more Carbs +36.4%
Equal in Water - 86.15

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1400%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1836.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.075 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.213 g
20% 25% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.004 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.011 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1400%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1836.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Prickly pear Fruit salad
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prickly pear Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 5.97g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 0.73g 0.51g Prickly pear
Fats 0.51g 0.03g Prickly pear
Carbs 9.57g 13.05g Fruit salad
Calories 41kcal 50kcal Fruit salad
Fiber 3.6g 1g Prickly pear
Calcium 56mg 11mg Prickly pear
Iron 0.3mg 0.25mg Prickly pear
Magnesium 85mg 8mg Prickly pear
Phosphorus 24mg 14mg Prickly pear
Potassium 220mg 116mg Prickly pear
Sodium 5mg 5mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.08mg 0.05mg Prickly pear
Manganese 0.151mg Fruit salad
Selenium 0.6µg Prickly pear
Vitamin A 43IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 30µg Fruit salad
Vitamin C 14mg 3.3mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.011mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.014mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B3 0.46mg 0.356mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B5 0.053mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.027mg Prickly pear
Folate 6µg 3µg Prickly pear
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.005g Prickly pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.213g 0.011g Prickly pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Prickly pear Fruit salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Prickly pear
5%
Fruit salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Prickly pear
8%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Prickly pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167750/nutrients
  2. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.