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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 Calcium +440%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +15.5%
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% 10% 20% 10% 32% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Iron +861.5%
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 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% 2% 0% 29% 8% 17% 13% 21% 85% 15% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +658.6%

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Banana Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 20.24g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.09g Banana
Fats 0.4g 0.33g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 22.84g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 89kcal Persimmon
Starch g 5.38g Banana
Fructose g 4.85g Banana
Sugar g 12.23g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.6g Banana
Calcium 27mg 5mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.26mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 27mg Banana
Phosphorus 26mg 22mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 358mg Banana
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.15mg Banana
Copper mg 0.078mg Banana
Vitamin A IU 64IU Banana
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Banana
Vitamin D IU 0IU Banana
Vitamin D µg 0µg Banana
Vitamin C 66mg 8.7mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.031mg Banana
Vitamin B2 mg 0.073mg Banana
Vitamin B3 mg 0.665mg Banana
Vitamin B5 mg 0.334mg Banana
Vitamin B6 mg 0.367mg Banana
Folate µg 20µg Banana
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.5µg Banana
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.028mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.028mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.068mg Banana
Lysine 0.045mg 0.05mg Banana
Methionine 0.007mg 0.008mg Banana
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.049mg Banana
Valine 0.042mg 0.047mg Banana
Histidine 0.016mg 0.077mg Banana
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.112g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Banana
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.073g Banana

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Banana
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
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

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 - 13)
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 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. 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.