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Pomelo vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pomelo and Pear?

  • Pomelo is higher in Vitamin C, yet Pear is higher in Fiber.
  • Pomelo's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 63% more.
  • Pomelo has 2 times more Potassium than Pear. While Pomelo has 216mg of Potassium, Pear has only 116mg.

We used Pummelo, raw and Pears, raw types 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
Pomelo
2
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5
Pear
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
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
Pomelo
5
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6
Pear
Contains more Vitamin C +1318.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +1318.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +212.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Pear Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 12.13g Pear
Protein 0.76g 0.36g Pomelo
Fats 0.04g 0.14g Pear
Carbs 9.62g 15.23g Pear
Calories 38kcal 57kcal Pear
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.42g Pear
Sugar g 9.75g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 4mg 9mg Pear
Iron 0.11mg 0.18mg Pear
Magnesium 6mg 7mg Pear
Phosphorus 17mg 12mg Pomelo
Potassium 216mg 116mg Pomelo
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.08mg 0.1mg Pear
Copper 0.048mg 0.082mg Pear
Vitamin A 8IU 25IU Pear
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pear
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pear
Vitamin C 61mg 4.3mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.012mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.026mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.161mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 mg 0.049mg Pear
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.029mg Pomelo
Folate µg 7µg Pear
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Pear
Threonine mg 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine mg 0.011mg Pear
Leucine mg 0.019mg Pear
Lysine mg 0.017mg Pear
Methionine mg 0.002mg Pear
Phenylalanine mg 0.011mg Pear
Valine mg 0.017mg Pear
Histidine mg 0.002mg Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pomelo 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
19
Pomelo
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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
5%
Pomelo
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
15%
Pear
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pear
Pear is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.