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Persimmon vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Garden cress different?

  • Persimmon is richer in Iron, while Garden cress is higher in Potassium, Phosphorus and Calcium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Iron 15% more than Garden cress.

Persimmons, native, raw and Cress, garden, raw types were used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 49% 25% 54% 28% 57% 7% 33% 2%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +95.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.3%

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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Equal in Vitamin C - 69
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 230% 416% 14% 0% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 0% 1355% 60%
Equal in Vitamin C - 69

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Persimmon
187
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
31
Garden cress

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 the food
Protein
5%
Persimmon
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
6%
Garden cress
Fats
2%
Persimmon
3%
Garden cress

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Persimmon Garden cress
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Garden cress
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 contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (difference - 4.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Persimmon Garden cress Opinion
Calories 127 32 Persimmon
Protein 0.8 2.6 Garden cress
Fats 0.4 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin C 66 69 Garden cress
Carbs 33.5 5.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Garden cress
Iron 2.5 1.3 Persimmon
Calcium 27 81 Garden cress
Potassium 310 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 38 Garden cress
Sugars 4.4 Persimmon
Fiber 1.1 Garden cress
Copper 0.17 Garden cress
Zinc 0.23 Garden cress
Starch
Phosphorus 26 76 Garden cress
Sodium 1 14 Persimmon
Vitamin A 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 Garden cress
Vitamin B1 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1 Garden cress
Vitamin B5 0.242 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 Garden cress
Folate 80 Garden cress
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 Garden cress
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
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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 of 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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.