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Prune vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Prune and Persimmon?

  • Prune is richer in Potassium, and Phosphorus, yet Persimmon is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 73% higher.
  • Prune has 3 times more Phosphorus than Persimmon. Prune has 69mg of Phosphorus, while Persimmon has 26mg.

We used Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked and Persimmons, native, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +59.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Prune
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +10900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 149%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +10900%

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.
Prune Persimmon
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prune Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 33.5g Prune
Protein 2.18g 0.8g Prune
Fats 0.38g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 63.88g 33.5g Prune
Calories 240kcal 127kcal Prune
Starch 5.11g g Prune
Fructose 12.45g g Prune
Sugar 38.13g g Persimmon
Fiber 7.1g g Prune
Calcium 43mg 27mg Prune
Iron 0.93mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 41mg mg Prune
Phosphorus 69mg 26mg Prune
Potassium 732mg 310mg Prune
Sodium 2mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 0.44mg mg Prune
Copper 0.281mg mg Prune
Vitamin A 781IU IU Prune
Vitamin E 0.43mg mg Prune
Vitamin D 0IU IU Prune
Vitamin D 0µg µg Prune
Vitamin C 0.6mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.051mg mg Prune
Vitamin B2 0.186mg mg Prune
Vitamin B3 1.882mg mg Prune
Vitamin B5 0.422mg mg Prune
Vitamin B6 0.205mg mg Prune
Folate 4µg µg Prune
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 59.5µg µg Prune
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.014mg Prune
Threonine 0.049mg 0.041mg Prune
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.035mg Prune
Leucine 0.066mg 0.058mg Prune
Lysine 0.05mg 0.045mg Prune
Methionine 0.016mg 0.007mg Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.036mg Prune
Valine 0.056mg 0.042mg Prune
Histidine 0.027mg 0.016mg Prune
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Prune
Saturated Fat 0.088g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g g Prune
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g g Prune

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Prune Persimmon
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
31
Prune
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
35
Prune
18
Persimmon

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
13%
Prune
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
64%
Prune
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Prune
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Prune
Prune is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/nutrients
  2. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.