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Persimmon vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Persimmon and Cooking plantain

  • Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron, however Cooking plantain has more Potassium.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% more.
  • Persimmon has 9 times more Calcium than Cooking plantain. Persimmon has 27mg of Calcium, while Cooking plantain has 3mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Persimmons, native, raw and Plantains, 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 +316.7%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Potassium +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Potassium +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.8%

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 +258.7%
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 62% 68% 3% 0% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 0% 2% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +258.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Cooking plantain Opinion
Calories 127kcal 122kcal Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.3g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.4g 0.37g Persimmon
Vitamin C 66mg 18.4mg Persimmon
Net carbs 33.5g 29.59g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 31.89g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cooking plantain
Iron 2.5mg 0.6mg Persimmon
Calcium 27mg 3mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Sugar g 15g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.3g Cooking plantain
Copper mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Zinc mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Phosphorus 26mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 1mg 4mg Persimmon
Vitamin A IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B1 mg 0.052mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 mg 0.054mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Cooking plantain
Folate µg 22µg Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.143g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.032g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.069g Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine 0.041mg 0.034mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine 0.058mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.045mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.007mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine 0.042mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine 0.016mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Cooking plantain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
17
Cooking plantain

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
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.