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Avocado vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Avocado and Persimmon

  • Avocado has more Potassium, however Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% more.
  • Avocado has 2 times more Phosphorus than Persimmon. Avocado has 52mg of Phosphorus, while Persimmon has 26mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Persimmons, native, raw.

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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 Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +354.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 4% 43% 21% 64% 18% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +354.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Avocado
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +560%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 9% 42% 0% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 0% 53% 61%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +560%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Persimmon Opinion
Calories 160kcal 127kcal Avocado
Protein 2g 0.8g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.4g Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 66mg Persimmon
Net carbs 1.83g 33.5g Persimmon
Carbs 8.53g 33.5g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Avocado
Iron 0.55mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Calcium 12mg 27mg Persimmon
Potassium 485mg 310mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg mg Avocado
Sugar 0.66g g Persimmon
Fiber 6.7g g Avocado
Copper 0.19mg mg Avocado
Zinc 0.64mg mg Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 26mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Persimmon
Vitamin A 146IU IU Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0µg µg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg mg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 21µg µg Avocado
Folate 81µg µg Avocado
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g g Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.014mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.041mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.035mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.058mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.045mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.007mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.036mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.042mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.016mg Avocado
Fructose 0.12g g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Persimmon
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
35
Avocado
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
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
12%
Avocado
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
34%
Persimmon
Fats
68%
Avocado
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
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 - 2.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.