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Persimmon vs Thyme - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Thyme

  • Thyme is richer than Persimmon in Iron, Vitamin C, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 187% higher.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, raw and Thyme, fresh.

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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 less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +598%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +598%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%

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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Thyme
Contains more Vitamin C +142.6%
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 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +142.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Thyme Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 10.45g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 5.56g Thyme
Fats 0.4g 1.68g Thyme
Carbs 33.5g 24.45g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 101kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 14g Thyme
Calcium 27mg 405mg Thyme
Iron 2.5mg 17.45mg Thyme
Magnesium mg 160mg Thyme
Phosphorus 26mg 106mg Thyme
Potassium 310mg 609mg Thyme
Sodium 1mg 9mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 1.81mg Thyme
Copper mg 0.555mg Thyme
Vitamin A IU 4751IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Thyme
Vitamin D µg 0µg Thyme
Vitamin C 66mg 160.1mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 mg 0.048mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 mg 0.471mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 mg 1.824mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 mg 0.409mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 mg 0.348mg Thyme
Folate µg 45µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.114mg Thyme
Threonine 0.041mg 0.154mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.285mg Thyme
Leucine 0.058mg 0.262mg Thyme
Lysine 0.045mg 0.126mg Thyme
Methionine 0.007mg mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.307mg Thyme
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.467g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.081g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.532g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Thyme
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
93
Thyme
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
153
Thyme

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
33%
Thyme
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
24%
Thyme
Fats
2%
Persimmon
8%
Thyme

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Thyme
Thyme is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 0.467g)
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)

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. Thyme - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173470/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.