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Common fig vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Common fig and Persimmon

  • Persimmon is richer than Common fig in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 71% higher.

Food types used in this article are Figs, 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 +29.6%
Contains more Iron +575.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.6%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +29.6%
Contains more Iron +575.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +3200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
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 +3200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.75g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 19.18g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 74kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.9g g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 27mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 17mg mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 232mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common fig
Vitamin C 2mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.06mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg mg Common fig
Folate 6µg µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.024mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.033mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.03mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.006mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.028mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.011mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Persimmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
9
Common fig
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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
5%
Common fig
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Common fig
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (61)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.