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Mulberry vs. Persimmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mulberry and Persimmon

  • Mulberry has less Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 33% more than Mulberry.

Food varieties used in this article are Mulberries, 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.
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 69% 13% 16% 17% 1.3% 3.3% 20% 0% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.1% 94% 0% 11% 27% 0.13% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Iron +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.5% 17% 0% 121% 7.3% 23% 12% 0% 12% 4.5% 0% 6.7% 20%
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 +81.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +80%
Contains more Water +36.1%
Contains more Carbs +241.8%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Equal in Fats - 0.4
10% 88%
Protein: 1.44 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 9.8 g
Water: 87.68 g
Other: 0.69 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 +80%
Contains more Water +36.1%
Contains more Carbs +241.8%
Contains more Other +30.4%
Equal in Fats - 0.4

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mulberry 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 Mulberry Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 8.1g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 1.44g 0.8g Mulberry
Fats 0.39g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 9.8g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 43kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Sugar 8.1g Persimmon
Fiber 1.7g Mulberry
Calcium 39mg 27mg Mulberry
Iron 1.85mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 18mg Mulberry
Phosphorus 38mg 26mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 10mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.12mg Mulberry
Copper 0.06mg Mulberry
Selenium 0.6µg Mulberry
Vitamin A 25IU Mulberry
Vitamin A RAE 1µg Mulberry
Vitamin E 0.87mg Mulberry
Vitamin C 36.4mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.029mg Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg Mulberry
Vitamin B6 0.05mg Mulberry
Folate 6µg Mulberry
Choline 12.3mg Mulberry
Vitamin K 7.8µg Mulberry
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 0.027g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mulberry 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
17%
Mulberry
17%
Persimmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Mulberry
14%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mulberry
Mulberry 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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.