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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" chart 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 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apple
10
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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 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1334.8%

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.
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 g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.4g g Apple
Calcium 6mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.12mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 5mg mg Apple
Phosphorus 11mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 107mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.04mg mg Apple
Copper 0.027mg mg Apple
Vitamin A 54IU IU Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Apple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Apple
Vitamin C 4.6mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.017mg mg Apple
Vitamin B2 0.026mg mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.091mg mg Apple
Vitamin B5 0.061mg mg Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041mg mg Apple
Folate 3µg µg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
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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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
5
Apple
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
18
Persimmon

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
2%
Apple
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Apple
2%
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

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. 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.