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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Melon
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 0% 1% 0% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 0% 7% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%

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.
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
Calories 28kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Protein 1.11g 0.8g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Persimmon
Vitamin C 21.8mg 66mg Persimmon
Net carbs 5.68g 33.5g Persimmon
Carbs 6.58g 33.5g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Melon
Iron 0.34mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Calcium 11mg 27mg Persimmon
Potassium 182mg 310mg Persimmon
Magnesium 11mg mg Melon
Sugar 5.69g g Persimmon
Fiber 0.9g g Melon
Copper 0.06mg mg Melon
Zinc 0.07mg mg Melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 5mg 26mg Persimmon
Sodium 9mg 1mg Persimmon
Vitamin A 0IU IU Melon
Vitamin E 0.05mg mg Melon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Melon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg mg Melon
Vitamin B2 0.031mg mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg mg Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084mg mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.163mg mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Melon
Folate 8µg µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Melon
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Melon Persimmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
12
Melon
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
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%
Melon
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
34%
Persimmon
Fats
0%
Melon
2%
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 - 12)
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

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. 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.