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

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 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 glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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

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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 lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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