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Persimmon vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Persimmon and Grapefruit?

  • Persimmon is richer than Grapefruit in Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 39% more.
  • Persimmon has 31 times more Iron than Grapefruit. While Persimmon has 2.5mg of Iron, Grapefruit has only 0.08mg.

We used Persimmons, native, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas types 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 +22.7%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +129.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Calcium +22.7%
Contains more Iron +3025%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +129.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 +111.5%
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.5%

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 Grapefruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 9.06g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.77g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.14g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 10.66g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 42kcal Persimmon
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar g 6.89g Persimmon
Fiber g 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 27mg 22mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.08mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 26mg 18mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 135mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper mg 0.032mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 66mg 31.2mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 mg 0.031mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 mg 0.204mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.013mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.015mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.007mg
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.013mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.015mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.008mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.021g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Grapefruit
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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit 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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.