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Melon vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Melon and Persimmon different?

  • Persimmon is higher than Melon in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 49% more than Melon.

Melons, casaba, raw and Persimmons, native, raw types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20% 5% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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.
Melon
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 5% 7%
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 +202.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +38.8%
Contains more Water +42.6%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +409.1%
Contains more Other +150%
7% 92%
Protein: 1.11 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.58 g
Water: 91.85 g
Other: 0.36 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 Protein +38.8%
Contains more Water +42.6%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +409.1%
Contains more Other +150%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Melon 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 Melon Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.11g 0.8g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 6.58g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 28kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Sugar 5.69g Persimmon
Fiber 0.9g Melon
Calcium 11mg 27mg Persimmon
Iron 0.34mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 182mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 9mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.06mg Melon
Manganese 0.035mg Melon
Selenium 0.4µg Melon
Vitamin E 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg Melon
Folate 8µg Melon
Choline 7.6mg Melon
Vitamin K 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.025g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon 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
11%
Melon
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Melon
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon 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

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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/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.