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Persimmon vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Persimmon and Banana

  • Banana has less Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 64% more than Banana.
  • Banana contains 10 times less Iron than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Banana contains 0.26mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Bananas, 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 Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 32% 20% 27% 5% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
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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Banana
Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 29% 4% 2% 0% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 0% 2% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%

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
16
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
13
Banana

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
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
23%
Banana
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Banana

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 Banana
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Persimmon Banana
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 12.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Banana
Banana is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Banana
Banana is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Banana
Banana 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 contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Banana Opinion
Calories 127 89 Persimmon
Protein 0.8 1.09 Banana
Fats 0.4 0.33 Persimmon
Vitamin C 66 8.7 Persimmon
Net carbs 33.5 20.239999771118164 Persimmon
Carbs 33.5 22.84 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 2.5 0.26 Persimmon
Calcium 27 5 Persimmon
Potassium 310 358 Banana
Magnesium 27 Banana
Sugar 12.23 Persimmon
Fiber 2.6 Banana
Copper 0.078 Banana
Zinc 0.15 Banana
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 26 22 Persimmon
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.031 Banana
Vitamin B2 0.073 Banana
Vitamin B3 0.665 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 Banana
Folate 20 Banana
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Banana
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 Banana
Tryptophan 0.014 0.009 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 0.028 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 0.028 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.045 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.007 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.042 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.016 0.077 Banana
Fructose 4.85 Banana

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. Banana - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/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.