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Persimmon vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Common plum

  • Persimmon is richer than Common plum in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 63% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 15 times more Iron than Common plum. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Common plum contains 0.17mg.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Plums, 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 +350%
Contains more Iron +1370.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
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% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +1370.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 +594.7%
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +594.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Common plum Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 10.02g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.7g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.28g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 11.42g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 46kcal Persimmon
Starch g 0g Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum
Sugar g 9.92g Persimmon
Fiber g 1.4g Common plum
Calcium 27mg 6mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.17mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 7mg Common plum
Phosphorus 26mg 16mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 157mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 0mg Common plum
Zinc mg 0.1mg Common plum
Copper mg 0.057mg Common plum
Vitamin A IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common plum
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common plum
Vitamin C 66mg 9.5mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.028mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 mg 0.026mg Common plum
Vitamin B3 mg 0.417mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 mg 0.029mg Common plum
Folate µg 5µg Common plum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 6.4µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.01mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.015mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.008mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.017g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.044g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Persimmon Common plum
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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
11%
Common plum
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Common plum
Common plum is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum 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 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 plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.