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Lime vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lime and Persimmon

  • Persimmon is richer than Lime in Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 41% higher.

Food types used in this article are Limes, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lime
6
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Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +203.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +203.9%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lime
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +126.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 3% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +126.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
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Contains more Water +37%
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +217.8%
Contains more Other +200%
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 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 +37%
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +217.8%
Contains more Other +200%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lime 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 Lime Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.7g 0.8g Persimmon
Fats 0.2g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 10.54g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 30kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Sugar 1.69g Persimmon
Fiber 2.8g Lime
Calcium 33mg 27mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 6mg Lime
Phosphorus 18mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 102mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg Lime
Manganese 0.008mg Lime
Selenium 0.4µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU Lime
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg Lime
Vitamin B3 0.2mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg Lime
Folate 8µg Lime
Choline 5.1mg Lime
Vitamin K 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.014mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.022g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime 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
12%
Lime
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
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 - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.