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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
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 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 +24.5%

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.
Lemon 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.1g 0.8g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 9.32g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 29kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.8g g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.6mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 8mg mg Lemon
Phosphorus 16mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 138mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.06mg mg Lemon
Copper 0.037mg mg Lemon
Vitamin A 22IU IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin C 53mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1mg mg Lemon
Vitamin B5 0.19mg mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08mg mg Lemon
Folate 11µg µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Lemon
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 0.039g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemon 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
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 food.
Protein
7%
Lemon
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Lemon
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (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 - 61)
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 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. 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.