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Mandarin orange vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mandarin orange and Persimmon

  • Mandarin orange has less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 44% more than Mandarin orange.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), 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 Calcium +37%
Contains more Iron +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +86.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +37%
Contains more Iron +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +86.7%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +147.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 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 +147.2%

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.
Mandarin orange 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 Mandarin orange Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.81g 0.8g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 13.34g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 53kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g g Persimmon
Fiber 1.8g g Mandarin orange
Calcium 37mg 27mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 12mg mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 166mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.07mg mg Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.058mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.016mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.028mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.032mg 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.021mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.011mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange 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
17
Mandarin orange
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
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
5%
Mandarin orange
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
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?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange 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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.