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Persimmon vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Common fig

  • Persimmon is richer than Common fig in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 71% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 7 times more Iron than Common fig. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Common fig contains 0.37mg.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Figs, 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 +575.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.6%
Contains more Calcium +29.6%
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 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +575.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.6%
Contains more Calcium +29.6%
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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Contains more Vitamin C +3200%
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +3200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 16.28g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.75g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 19.18g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 74kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 16.26g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 27mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 2.5mg 0.37mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 26mg 14mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 232mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common fig
Vitamin C 66mg 2mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate µg 6µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.024mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.023mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.033mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.03mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.018mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.028mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.011mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.06g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Common fig
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
11
Common fig

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
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
19%
Common fig
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (61)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.