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Persimmon vs. Longan — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Persimmon and Longan?

  • Persimmon is higher in Iron, yet Longan is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Iron is 30% more.
  • Persimmon has 27 times more Calcium than Longan. While Persimmon has 27mg of Calcium, Longan has only 1mg.

We used Persimmons, native, raw and Longans, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +2600%
Contains more Iron +1823.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +2600%
Contains more Iron +1823.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +121.3%
Contains more Other +28.6%
Contains more Protein +63.8%
Contains more Water +28.5%
34% 64%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 64.4 g
Other: 0.9 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +121.3%
Contains more Other +28.6%
Contains more Protein +63.8%
Contains more Water +28.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Persimmon Longan
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Longan Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 14.04g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 15.14g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 60kcal Persimmon
Fiber 1.1g Longan
Calcium 27mg 1mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.13mg Persimmon
Magnesium 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 26mg 21mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 266mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg Longan
Copper 0.169mg Longan
Manganese 0.052mg Longan
Vitamin C 66mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg Longan
Tryptophan 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.034mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.026mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.054mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.007mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.03mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.016mg 0.012mg Persimmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Longan
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Persimmon
25%
Longan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Persimmon
11%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Longan
Longan is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Longan
Longan is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/nutrients
  2. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.