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Persimmon vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Persimmon and Orange

  • Orange has less Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Iron needs 30% more than Orange.
  • Orange contains 2 times less Potassium than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 310mg of Potassium, while Orange contains 181mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties.

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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 +2400%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Calcium +48.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 4% 12% 16% 8% 15% 2% 6% 0%
Contains more Iron +2400%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Calcium +48.1%
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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10
Orange
Contains more Vitamin C +24.1%
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 178% 14% 4% 0% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 0% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.1%

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 Orange
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Orange Opinion
Calories 127kcal 47kcal Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.94g Orange
Fats 0.4g 0.12g Persimmon
Vitamin C 66mg 53.2mg Persimmon
Net carbs 33.5g 9.35g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 11.75g Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Orange
Iron 2.5mg 0.1mg Persimmon
Calcium 27mg 40mg Orange
Potassium 310mg 181mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 10mg Orange
Sugar g 9.35g Persimmon
Fiber g 2.4g Orange
Copper mg 0.045mg Orange
Zinc mg 0.07mg Orange
Starch g g
Phosphorus 26mg 14mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 0mg Orange
Vitamin A IU 225IU Orange
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Orange
Vitamin D µg 0µg Orange
Vitamin B1 mg 0.087mg Orange
Vitamin B2 mg 0.04mg Orange
Vitamin B3 mg 0.282mg Orange
Vitamin B5 mg 0.25mg Orange
Vitamin B6 mg 0.06mg Orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Orange
Folate µg 30µg Orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.015g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.023g Orange
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.025g Orange
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.009mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.015mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.025mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.023mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.047mg Orange
Methionine 0.007mg 0.02mg Orange
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.031mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.04mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.018mg Orange
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Orange
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
24
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
8
Orange

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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
12%
Orange
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange 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. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/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.