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Cherry vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cherry and Persimmon different?

  • Persimmon is higher than Cherry in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Cherry.

Cherries, sour, red, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Iron +681.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Iron +681.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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.
Cherry
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Contains more Vitamin C +560%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 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 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +560%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Water +33.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +175%
Contains more Other +130.8%
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 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 +25%
Contains more Water +33.7%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +175%
Contains more Other +130.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cherry 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1g 0.8g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 12.18g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 50kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Fructose 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 8.49g Persimmon
Fiber 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 16mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.32mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 15mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 173mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 3mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.112mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 64µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin C 10mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.03mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 8µg Cherry
Choline 6.1mg Cherry
Vitamin K 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.068g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cherry 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
13%
Cherry
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Cherry
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry 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 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

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.