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Watermelon vs. Asian pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Watermelon and Asian pear?

  • Watermelon has less Fiber than Asian pear.
  • Asian pear's daily need coverage for Fiber is 13% higher.

We used Watermelon, raw and Pears, asian, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +75%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Manganese +57.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Potassium - 121
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.1% 9% 7.1% 4.7% 9.9% 0.13% 2.7% 14% 5% 2.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.2% 0% 5.7% 4.7% 11% 0% 0.55% 17% 7.8% 0.55%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Manganese +57.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Potassium - 121

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +4400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 34% 1% 0% 27% 8.3% 4.8% 3.3% 13% 10% 2.3% 0% 2.2% 0.25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2.4% 0% 13% 2.3% 2.3% 4.1% 4.2% 5.1% 6% 0% 2.8% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +4400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +53.3%
Contains more Carbs +41.1%
Contains more Other +54.2%
Equal in Water - 88.25
8% 91%
Protein: 0.61 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 7.55 g
Water: 91.45 g
Other: 0.24 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.5 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 10.65 g
Water: 88.25 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +53.3%
Contains more Carbs +41.1%
Contains more Other +54.2%
Equal in Water - 88.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +32.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.055
16% 36% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.016 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.037 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
10% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +32.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.055

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Asian pear Opinion
Net carbs 7.15g 7.05g Watermelon
Protein 0.61g 0.5g Watermelon
Fats 0.15g 0.23g Asian pear
Carbs 7.55g 10.65g Asian pear
Calories 30kcal 42kcal Asian pear
Fructose 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g 7.05g Watermelon
Fiber 0.4g 3.6g Asian pear
Calcium 7mg 4mg Watermelon
Iron 0.24mg 0mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 11mg
Potassium 112mg 121mg Asian pear
Sodium 1mg 0mg Asian pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.02mg Watermelon
Copper 0.042mg 0.05mg Asian pear
Manganese 0.038mg 0.06mg Asian pear
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Watermelon
Vitamin A 569IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin A RAE 28µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.12mg Asian pear
Vitamin C 8.1mg 3.8mg Watermelon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.009mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.01mg Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.219mg Asian pear
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.07mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.022mg Watermelon
Folate 3µg 8µg Asian pear
Choline 4.1mg 5.1mg Asian pear
Vitamin K 0.1µg 4.5µg Asian pear
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.005mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg 0.013mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.014mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg 0.025mg Asian pear
Lysine 0.062mg 0.017mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg 0.006mg
Phenylalanine 0.015mg 0.013mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg 0.018mg Asian pear
Histidine 0.006mg 0.005mg Watermelon
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.012g Asian pear
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.049g Asian pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.055g Asian pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon Asian pear
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
8%
Watermelon
4%
Asian pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Watermelon
5%
Asian pear

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Asian pear
Asian pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Asian pear
Asian pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is cheaper?
Asian pear
Asian pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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

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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients
  2. Asian pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168177/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.