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Watermelon vs Pear - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Watermelon and Pear different?

  • Pear is higher than Watermelon in Fiber.
  • Pear covers your daily need of Fiber 11% more than Watermelon.

Watermelon, raw 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
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 3% 11% 5% 28% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +95.2%
Equal in Potassium - 116
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
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 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2176%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.161
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 3%
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 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2176%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.161

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watermelon Pear Opinion
Calories 30kcal 57kcal Pear
Protein 0.61g 0.36g Watermelon
Fats 0.15g 0.14g Watermelon
Vitamin C 8.1mg 4.3mg Watermelon
Net carbs 7.15g 12.13g Pear
Carbs 7.55g 15.23g Pear
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.24mg 0.18mg Watermelon
Calcium 7mg 9mg Pear
Potassium 112mg 116mg Pear
Magnesium 10mg 7mg Watermelon
Sugar 6.2g 9.75g Watermelon
Fiber 0.4g 3.1g Pear
Copper 0.042mg 0.082mg Pear
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Starch 0g g Watermelon
Phosphorus 11mg 12mg Pear
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 569IU 25IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.12mg Pear
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.012mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.021mg 0.026mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.178mg 0.161mg Watermelon
Vitamin B5 0.221mg 0.049mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.045mg 0.029mg Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 4.4µg Pear
Folate 3µg 7µg Pear
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.016g 0.022g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.094g Pear
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.002mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg 0.011mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.011mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg 0.019mg Pear
Lysine 0.062mg 0.017mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg 0.011mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg 0.017mg Pear
Histidine 0.006mg 0.002mg Watermelon
Fructose 3.36g 6.42g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Watermelon 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
9
Watermelon
5
Pear
Mineral Summary Score
6
Watermelon
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
4%
Watermelon
2%
Pear
Carbohydrates
8%
Watermelon
15%
Pear
Fats
1%
Watermelon
1%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pear
Pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.