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Apple vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apple and Persimmon different?

  • Persimmon is higher than Apple in Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 68% more than Apple.

Apples, raw, with skin and Persimmons, native, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1983.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9% 5% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1983.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.7%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Apple
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Contains more Vitamin C +1334.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 2% 6%
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 +1334.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +32.9%
Contains more Protein +207.7%
Contains more Fats +135.3%
Contains more Carbs +142.6%
Contains more Other +350%
14% 86%
Protein: 0.26 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 13.81 g
Water: 85.56 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 +32.9%
Contains more Protein +207.7%
Contains more Fats +135.3%
Contains more Carbs +142.6%
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.
Apple Persimmon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.26g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.17g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 13.81g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 52kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch 0.05g Apple
Fructose 5.9g Apple
Sugar 10.39g Persimmon
Fiber 2.4g Apple
Calcium 6mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.12mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 5mg Apple
Phosphorus 11mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 107mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.04mg Apple
Copper 0.027mg Apple
Manganese 0.035mg Apple
Vitamin A 54IU Apple
Vitamin A RAE 3µg Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin C 4.6mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.017mg Apple
Vitamin B2 0.026mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.091mg Apple
Vitamin B5 0.061mg Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041mg Apple
Folate 3µg Apple
Choline 3.4mg Apple
Vitamin K 2.2µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.006mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.006mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.013mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.012mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.001mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.012mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.005mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.028g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple 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
4%
Apple
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Apple
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apple
Apple is relatively richer in vitamins
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 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. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.