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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
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Feijoa
Contains more Iron +1685.7%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +1685.7%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
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 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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +100.6%

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
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 the food
Protein
5%
Persimmon
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
15%
Feijoa
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Feijoa

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Feijoa
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 - 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 - 19)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

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. 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.