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Persimmon vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Currant different?

  • Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron than Currant.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 28% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 3 times more Iron than Currant. While Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, Currant contains only 1mg.

Persimmons, native, raw and Currants, red and white, raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
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 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
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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10
Currant
Contains more Vitamin C +61%
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 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Contains more Vitamin C +61%

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 Currant
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Currant Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 9.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 13.8g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 56kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar g 7.37g Persimmon
Fiber g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 27mg 33mg Currant
Iron 2.5mg 1mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 26mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 310mg 275mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A IU 42IU Currant
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin D IU 0IU Currant
Vitamin D µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin C 66mg 41mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin B5 mg 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate µg 8µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 11µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.017g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Currant
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
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
18
Currant

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%
Currant
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
14%
Currant
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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)

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.