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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" chart 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 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
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" chart 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 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% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 1.1g Longan
Calcium 27mg 1mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.13mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 26mg 21mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 266mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 0mg Longan
Zinc mg 0.05mg Longan
Copper mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A IU IU
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 66mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 mg mg
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g g
Monounsaturated Fat g g
Polyunsaturated fat g g

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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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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
15%
Longan
Fats
2%
Persimmon
0%
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

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. 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.