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Acerola vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Acerola and Persimmon?

  • Acerola is richer in Vitamin C, yet Persimmon is richer in Iron.
  • Acerola's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 1791% higher.

We used Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw and Persimmons, native, 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 +125%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +112.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 8% 13% 5% 13% 1% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +112.3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

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 +2441.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 8% 19% 3% 11% 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 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +2441.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +41.9%
Contains more Protein +100%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +335.6%
Contains more Other +350%
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
34% 64%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 64.4 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Water +41.9%
Contains more Protein +100%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +335.6%
Contains more Other +350%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Acerola Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 6.59g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.4g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 7.69g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 32kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Fiber 1.1g Acerola
Calcium 12mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.2mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 18mg Acerola
Phosphorus 11mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 146mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 7mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.1mg Acerola
Copper 0.086mg Acerola
Selenium 0.6µg Acerola
Vitamin A 767IU Acerola
Vitamin A RAE 38µg Acerola
Vitamin C 1677.6mg 66mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0.02mg Acerola
Vitamin B2 0.06mg Acerola
Vitamin B3 0.4mg Acerola
Vitamin B5 0.309mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.009mg Acerola
Folate 14µg Acerola
Tryptophan 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.068g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g Acerola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Acerola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Acerola Persimmon
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
438%
Acerola
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Acerola
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Acerola
Acerola is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Acerola
Acerola is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.

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. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/nutrients
  2. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.