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Brussels sprout vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brussels sprout and Persimmon

  • Brussels sprout has more Vitamin C, and Phosphorus, however Persimmon is higher in Iron.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Persimmon.
  • Brussels sprout has 3 times more Phosphorus than Persimmon. While Brussels sprout has 69mg of Phosphorus, Persimmon has only 26mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Brussels sprouts, 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 Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +28.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 +28.8%

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.
Brussels sprout 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 Brussels sprout Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 3.38g 0.8g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 8.95g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 43kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g g Persimmon
Fiber 3.8g g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 27mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 23mg mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 26mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 310mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.42mg mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754IU IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85mg 66mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.041mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.035mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.058mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.045mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.007mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.036mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.042mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.016mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout 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
81
Brussels sprout
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.