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Persimmon vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Persimmon and Lemon

  • Lemon has less Iron, Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Iron needs 24% more than Lemon.
  • Lemon contains 2 times less Potassium than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 310mg of Potassium, while Lemon contains 138mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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 +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Iron +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +124.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 26

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
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin C +24.5%
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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.5%

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 Lemon
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 Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 6.52g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 9.32g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 29kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.5g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 27mg 26mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.6mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 8mg Lemon
Phosphorus 26mg 16mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 138mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.06mg Lemon
Copper mg 0.037mg Lemon
Vitamin A IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin C 66mg 53mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 mg 0.02mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 mg 0.1mg Lemon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Lemon
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 0.039g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Lemon
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
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
9
Lemon

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon 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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.