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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Banana
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 4% 2% 0% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 0% 2% 15%
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 +658.6%

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.
Banana 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Banana Persimmon Opinion
Calories 89kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Protein 1.09g 0.8g Banana
Fats 0.33g 0.4g Persimmon
Vitamin C 8.7mg 66mg Persimmon
Net carbs 20.24g 33.5g Persimmon
Carbs 22.84g 33.5g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Banana
Iron 0.26mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Calcium 5mg 27mg Persimmon
Potassium 358mg 310mg Banana
Magnesium 27mg mg Banana
Sugar 12.23g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.6g g Banana
Copper 0.078mg mg Banana
Zinc 0.15mg mg Banana
Starch 5.38g g Banana
Phosphorus 22mg 26mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 64IU IU Banana
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Banana
Vitamin D 0µg µg Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031mg mg Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073mg mg Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665mg mg Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334mg mg Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367mg mg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.5µg µg Banana
Folate 20µg µg Banana
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.112g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g g 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
Fructose 4.85g g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana 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
16
Banana
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
13
Banana
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
7%
Banana
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Banana
2%
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 - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 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. 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.