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Grapefruit vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Grapefruit and Persimmon?

  • Persimmon is richer than Grapefruit in Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 39% more.

We used Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Persimmons, native, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +22.7%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +129.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +22.7%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +129.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +111.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
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 +111.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +36.7%
Contains more Fats +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +214.3%
Contains more Other +143.2%
Equal in Protein - 0.8
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
34% 64%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 64.4 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Water +36.7%
Contains more Fats +185.7%
Contains more Carbs +214.3%
Contains more Other +143.2%
Equal in Protein - 0.8

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Grapefruit 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 Grapefruit Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.77g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.14g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 10.66g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 42kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g Persimmon
Fiber 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 22mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.08mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 135mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 0mg 1mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper 0.032mg Grapefruit
Manganese 0.022mg Grapefruit
Selenium 0.1µg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 58µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 31.2mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.013mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.015mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.019mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.007mg
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.015mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.008mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.021g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grapefruit Persimmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Grapefruit
18%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Grapefruit
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit 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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.