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Common plum vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Common plum and Persimmon

  • Persimmon is richer than Common plum in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 63% higher.

Food types used in this article are Plums, 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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1370.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1370.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.5%

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 +594.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
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 +594.7%

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 plum Persimmon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Common plum Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.7g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.28g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 11.42g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 46kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch 0g g Common plum
Fructose 3.07g g Common plum
Sugar 9.92g g Persimmon
Fiber 1.4g g Common plum
Calcium 6mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.17mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 7mg mg Common plum
Phosphorus 16mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 157mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 0mg 1mg Common plum
Zinc 0.1mg mg Common plum
Copper 0.057mg mg Common plum
Vitamin A 345IU IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common plum
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.028mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.026mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B3 0.417mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.029mg mg Common plum
Folate 5µg µg Common plum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 6.4µg µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.01mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.015mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.016mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.008mg 0.007mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.016mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.009mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Common plum 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
9
Common plum
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
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
4%
Common plum
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Common plum
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum 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

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 plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.