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Longan vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Longan and Persimmon?

  • Longan is higher in Vitamin C, yet Persimmon is higher in Iron.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Iron is 30% more.

We used Longans, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +2600%
Contains more Iron +1823.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +2600%
Contains more Iron +1823.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%

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
Longan
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Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
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% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 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 +27.3%

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.
Longan Persimmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.31g 0.8g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 15.14g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 60kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.1g g Longan
Calcium 1mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.13mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 10mg mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 266mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 0mg 1mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg mg Longan
Copper 0.169mg mg Longan
Vitamin A IU IU
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 84mg 66mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg mg Longan
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.034mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.054mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.046mg 0.045mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.007mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.058mg 0.042mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan 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
27
Longan
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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
8%
Longan
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
34%
Persimmon
Fats
0%
Longan
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Longan
Longan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.