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Banana vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Banana and Persimmon

  • Banana has less Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 64% more than Banana.

Food varieties used in this article are Bananas, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27% 36% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Banana
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 6% 2%
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 +658.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +36.3%
Contains more Water +16.3%
Contains more Fats +21.2%
Contains more Carbs +46.7%
Equal in Other - 0.9
23% 75%
Protein: 1.09 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 22.84 g
Water: 74.91 g
Other: 0.83 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 Protein +36.3%
Contains more Water +16.3%
Contains more Fats +21.2%
Contains more Carbs +46.7%
Equal in Other - 0.9

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Banana Persimmon
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 20.24g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.09g 0.8g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 22.84g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 89kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch 5.38g Banana
Fructose 4.85g Banana
Sugar 12.23g Persimmon
Fiber 2.6g Banana
Calcium 5mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.26mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 358mg 310mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg Banana
Copper 0.078mg Banana
Manganese 0.27mg Banana
Selenium 1µg Banana
Vitamin A 64IU Banana
Vitamin A RAE 3µg Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin C 8.7mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg Banana
Folate 20µg Banana
Choline 9.8mg Banana
Vitamin K 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.028mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.028mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.068mg 0.058mg Banana
Lysine 0.05mg 0.045mg Banana
Methionine 0.008mg 0.007mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049mg 0.036mg Banana
Valine 0.047mg 0.042mg Banana
Histidine 0.077mg 0.016mg Banana
Saturated Fat 0.112g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana 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
15%
Banana
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Banana
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana 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)

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. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.