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Persimmon vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Feijoa different?

  • Persimmon has more Vitamin C, and Iron than Feijoa.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 37% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 18 times more Iron than Feijoa. While Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, Feijoa contains only 0.14mg.

Persimmons, native, raw and Feijoa, 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 Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Iron +1685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Iron +1685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin C +100.6%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100.6%

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 8.81g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.71g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 33.5g 15.21g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 61kcal Persimmon
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar g 8.2g Persimmon
Fiber g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 27mg 17mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.14mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 9mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 26mg 19mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 172mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 3mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.06mg Feijoa
Copper mg 0.036mg Feijoa
Vitamin A IU 6IU Feijoa
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 66mg 32.9mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.006mg Feijoa
Vitamin B2 mg 0.018mg Feijoa
Vitamin B3 mg 0.295mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.028mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.038mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.007mg
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.104g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Feijoa
Feijoa is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.