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Guava vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Guava and Persimmon

  • Guava is richer in Vitamin C, yet Persimmon is richer in Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Guava is 180% higher.

Food types used in this article are Guavas, common, 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 +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 10% 16% 18% 37% 1% 7% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Guava
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +245.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 15% 0% 761% 17% 10% 21% 28% 26% 37% 0% 7%
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 +245.9%

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.
Guava 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 Guava Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 8.92g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 2.55g 0.8g Guava
Fats 0.95g 0.4g Guava
Carbs 14.32g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 68kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.92g g Persimmon
Fiber 5.4g g Guava
Calcium 18mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.26mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 22mg mg Guava
Phosphorus 40mg 26mg Guava
Potassium 417mg 310mg Guava
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.23mg mg Guava
Copper 0.23mg mg Guava
Vitamin A 624IU IU Guava
Vitamin E 0.73mg mg Guava
Vitamin D 0IU IU Guava
Vitamin D 0µg µg Guava
Vitamin C 228.3mg 66mg Guava
Vitamin B1 0.067mg mg Guava
Vitamin B2 0.04mg mg Guava
Vitamin B3 1.084mg mg Guava
Vitamin B5 0.451mg mg Guava
Vitamin B6 0.11mg mg Guava
Folate 49µg µg Guava
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Guava
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.014mg Guava
Threonine 0.096mg 0.041mg Guava
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.035mg Guava
Leucine 0.171mg 0.058mg Guava
Lysine 0.072mg 0.045mg Guava
Methionine 0.016mg 0.007mg Guava
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.087mg 0.042mg Guava
Histidine 0.022mg 0.016mg Guava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.272g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g g Guava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.401g g Guava

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Guava 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
80
Guava
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Guava
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
15%
Guava
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
14%
Guava
34%
Persimmon
Fats
4%
Guava
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Guava
Guava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Guava
Guava is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Guava
Guava is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Guava
Guava 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. Guava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173044/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.