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Currant vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Currant and Persimmon different?

  • Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron than Currant.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 28% higher.

Currants, red and white, raw and Persimmons, native, raw are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
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
Currant
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +61%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
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 +61%

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.
Currant Persimmon
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.4g 0.8g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 13.8g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 56kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g g Persimmon
Fiber 4.3g g Currant
Calcium 33mg 27mg Currant
Iron 1mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 13mg mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 26mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Currant
Vitamin D 0IU IU Currant
Vitamin D 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin C 41mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg mg Currant
Vitamin B5 0.064mg mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg mg Currant
Folate 8µg µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg µg Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant 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
18
Currant
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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%
Currant
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Currant
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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)

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.