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Cooking plantain vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cooking plantain and Persimmon

  • Cooking plantain has more Potassium, however Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% more.
  • Cooking plantain has 2 times more Potassium than Persimmon. Cooking plantain has 499mg of Potassium, while Persimmon has 310mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Plantains, 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 Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +61%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 23% 27% 15% 45% 1% 4% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +61%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 +258.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 68% 3% 0% 62% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 17% 0% 2%
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 +258.7%

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.
Cooking plantain 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 Cooking plantain Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 29.59g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.3g 0.8g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.37g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 31.89g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 122kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.3g g Cooking plantain
Calcium 3mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.6mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 37mg mg Cooking plantain
Phosphorus 34mg 26mg Cooking plantain
Potassium 499mg 310mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 4mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.14mg mg Cooking plantain
Copper 0.081mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin A 1127IU IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.14mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 18.4mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.052mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.054mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.686mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.26mg mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.299mg mg Cooking plantain
Folate 22µg µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.014mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.034mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.035mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.059mg 0.058mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.06mg 0.045mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.017mg 0.007mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.046mg 0.042mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.064mg 0.016mg Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.143g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.069g g Cooking plantain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cooking plantain 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
23
Cooking plantain
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
17
Cooking plantain
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
8%
Cooking plantain
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
32%
Cooking plantain
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Cooking plantain
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain 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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.