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Persimmon vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Persimmon and Quince

  • Quince contains less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 57% higher.
  • Quince contains 4 times less Iron than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Quince contains 0.7mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Persimmons, native, raw and Quinces, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +57.4%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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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7
Quince
Contains more Vitamin C +340%
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 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +340%

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 Quince
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Quince Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 13.4g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.4g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 15.3g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 57kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 1.9g Quince
Calcium 27mg 11mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.7mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 8mg Quince
Phosphorus 26mg 17mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 197mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 4mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.04mg Quince
Copper mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A IU 40IU Quince
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 66mg 15mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.02mg Quince
Vitamin B2 mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 mg 0.2mg Quince
Vitamin B5 mg 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 mg 0.04mg Quince
Folate µg 3µg Quince
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.01g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Persimmon Quince
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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Persimmon
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
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 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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.