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Lemon vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lemon and Persimmon

  • Lemon has less Iron, Vitamin C and Potassium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Iron needs 24% more than Lemon.

Food varieties used in this article are Lemons, raw, without peel 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
Lemon
3
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Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 27

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
Lemon
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +24.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Lemon
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
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 the food
Protein
7%
Lemon
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Lemon
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lemon Persimmon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemon Persimmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
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 - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lemon Persimmon Opinion
Calories 29 127 Persimmon
Protein 1.1 0.8 Lemon
Fats 0.3 0.4 Persimmon
Vitamin C 53 66 Persimmon
Carbs 9.32 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Iron 0.6 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 26 27 Persimmon
Potassium 138 310 Persimmon
Magnesium 8 Lemon
Sugars 2.5 Persimmon
Fiber 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.037 Lemon
Zinc 0.06 Lemon
Starch
Phosphorus 16 26 Persimmon
Sodium 2 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 22 Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1 Lemon
Vitamin B5 0.19 Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Lemon
Folate 11 Lemon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 Lemon
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.