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Banana vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Banana Persimmon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Persimmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Banana
28
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
11
Persimmon

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
Banana
4
:
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
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
Banana
10
:
Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%

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 the food
Protein
7%
Banana
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
Persimmon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Banana Persimmon Opinion
Calories 89 127 Persimmon
Protein 1.09 0.8 Banana
Fats 0.33 0.4 Persimmon
Vitamin C 8.7 66 Persimmon
Carbs 22.84 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 0.26 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 5 27 Persimmon
Potassium 358 310 Banana
Magnesium 27 Banana
Sugars 12.23 Banana
Fiber 2.6 Banana
Copper 0.078 Banana
Zinc 0.15 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 26 Persimmon
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.009 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.028 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.028 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.068 0.058 Banana
Lysine 0.05 0.045 Banana
Methionine 0.008 0.007 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 0.036 Banana
Valine 0.047 0.042 Banana
Histidine 0.077 0.016 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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