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Persimmon vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Apple different?

  • Persimmon is higher than Apple in Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 68% more than Apple.
  • Persimmon contains 21 times more Iron than Apple. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Apple contains 0.12mg.

Persimmons, native, raw and Apples, raw, with skin 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 Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1983.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1983.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +189.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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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10
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +1334.8%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1334.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Apple Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 11.41g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.26g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.17g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 13.81g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 52kcal Persimmon
Starch g 0.05g Apple
Fructose g 5.9g Apple
Sugar g 10.39g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.4g Apple
Calcium 27mg 6mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.12mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 5mg Apple
Phosphorus 26mg 11mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 107mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.04mg Apple
Copper mg 0.027mg Apple
Vitamin A IU 54IU Apple
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Apple
Vitamin D µg 0µg Apple
Vitamin C 66mg 4.6mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.017mg Apple
Vitamin B2 mg 0.026mg Apple
Vitamin B3 mg 0.091mg Apple
Vitamin B5 mg 0.061mg Apple
Vitamin B6 mg 0.041mg Apple
Folate µg 3µg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.2µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.001mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.013mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.012mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.001mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.012mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.005mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.028g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.007g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.051g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Apple
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
18
Persimmon
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
4
Apple

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%
Persimmon
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
14%
Apple
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apple
Apple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.