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Persimmon vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Persimmon and Melon different?

  • Persimmon is higher than Melon in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 49% more than Melon.
  • Persimmon contains 7 times more Iron than Melon. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Melon contains 0.34mg.

Persimmons, native, raw and Melons, casaba, raw types were 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 Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +635.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +420%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 0% 1% 0% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 0% 7% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +202.8%

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 Melon
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 Melon Opinion
Calories 127kcal 28kcal Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Persimmon
Vitamin C 66mg 21.8mg Persimmon
Net carbs 33.5g 5.68g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 6.58g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Iron 2.5mg 0.34mg Persimmon
Calcium 27mg 11mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 182mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 11mg Melon
Sugar g 5.69g Persimmon
Fiber g 0.9g Melon
Copper mg 0.06mg Melon
Zinc mg 0.07mg Melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 26mg 5mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 9mg Persimmon
Vitamin A IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.015mg Melon
Vitamin B2 mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 mg 0.232mg Melon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.163mg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Folate µg 8µg Melon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.039g Melon
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
8
Melon

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%
Melon
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
7%
Melon
Fats
2%
Persimmon
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Melon
Melon is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Melon
Melon 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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/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.