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Persimmon vs. Mandarin orange — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Persimmon and Mandarin orange

  • Mandarin orange has less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 44% more than Mandarin orange.
  • Persimmon has 17 times more Iron than Mandarin orange. While Persimmon has 2.5mg of Iron, Mandarin orange has only 0.15mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Persimmons, native, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw.

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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 Iron +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +86.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +37%
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 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +86.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +37%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +147.2%
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +29%
Contains more Carbs +151.1%
Contains more Other +143.2%
Contains more Water +32.3%
Equal in Protein - 0.81
34% 64%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 33.5 g
Water: 64.4 g
Other: 0.9 g
13% 85%
Protein: 0.81 g
Fats: 0.31 g
Carbs: 13.34 g
Water: 85.17 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Fats +29%
Contains more Carbs +151.1%
Contains more Other +143.2%
Contains more Water +32.3%
Equal in Protein - 0.81

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 11.54g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.4g 0.31g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 13.34g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 53kcal Persimmon
Fructose 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g Persimmon
Fiber 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 27mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 2.5mg 0.15mg Persimmon
Magnesium 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 26mg 20mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 166mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 2mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.07mg Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042mg Mandarin orange
Manganese 0.039mg Mandarin orange
Selenium 0.1µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin A RAE 34µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 66mg 26.7mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg Mandarin orange
Choline 10.2mg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.002mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.017mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.028mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.032mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.002mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.018mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.021mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.011mg Persimmon
Saturated Fat 0.039g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Persimmon Mandarin orange
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
16%
Mandarin orange
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Persimmon
7%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
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?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.