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Persimmon vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Lychee different?

  • Persimmon is higher in Iron, however Lychee is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Persimmon is 27% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 5 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Persimmon contains 27mg of Calcium, Lychee contains only 5mg.

Persimmons, native, raw and Litchis, 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 +440%
Contains more Iron +706.5%
Contains more Potassium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
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 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Iron +706.5%
Contains more Potassium +81.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.2%
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
Lychee
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5
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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 71.5

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 Lychee
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 15.23g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.4g 0.44g Lychee
Carbs 33.5g 16.53g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 66kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 15.23g Persimmon
Fiber g 1.3g Lychee
Calcium 27mg 5mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.31mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 10mg Lychee
Phosphorus 26mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 310mg 171mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.07mg Lychee
Copper mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A IU 0IU Lychee
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Lychee
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lychee
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lychee
Vitamin C 66mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 mg 0.011mg Lychee
Vitamin B2 mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate µg 14µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.4µg Lychee
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.009mg Lychee
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 0.099g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.132g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Lychee
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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
13
Lychee

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%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
17%
Lychee
Fats
2%
Persimmon
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 15.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Lychee
Lychee is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lychee
Lychee 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)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.