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Persimmon vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Persimmon and Watermelon

  • Watermelon contains less Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 64% higher.
  • Watermelon contains 10 times less Iron than Persimmon. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Watermelon contains 0.24mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Persimmons, native, raw and Watermelon, 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 +285.7%
Contains more Iron +941.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +285.7%
Contains more Iron +941.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +176.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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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Contains more Vitamin C +714.8%
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 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +714.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 7.15g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 0.61g Persimmon
Fats 0.4g 0.15g Persimmon
Carbs 33.5g 7.55g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 30kcal Persimmon
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar g 6.2g Persimmon
Fiber g 0.4g Watermelon
Calcium 27mg 7mg Persimmon
Iron 2.5mg 0.24mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 10mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 26mg 11mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 112mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper mg 0.042mg Watermelon
Vitamin A IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Watermelon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Watermelon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Watermelon
Vitamin C 66mg 8.1mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 mg 0.021mg Watermelon
Vitamin B3 mg 0.178mg Watermelon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate µg 3µg Watermelon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg 0.027mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg 0.019mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg 0.018mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.007mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.015mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg 0.006mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.016g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Persimmon Watermelon
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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
6
Watermelon

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
8%
Watermelon
Fats
2%
Persimmon
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watermelon
Watermelon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.