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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
Prune
6
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Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 13% 65% 30% 94% 12% 30% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +136.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +165.4%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +10900%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 47% 9% 0% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 0% 149% 3%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +10900%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
13%
Prune
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
64%
Prune
34%
Persimmon
Fats
2%
Prune
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Prune Persimmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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 contains less Sugars?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Prune Persimmon Opinion
Calories 240 127 Prune
Protein 2.18 0.8 Prune
Fats 0.38 0.4 Persimmon
Vitamin C 0.6 66 Persimmon
Carbs 63.88 33.5 Prune
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Prune
Iron 0.93 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 43 27 Prune
Potassium 732 310 Prune
Magnesium 41 Prune
Sugars 38.13 Persimmon
Fiber 7.1 Prune
Copper 0.281 Prune
Zinc 0.44 Prune
Starch 5.11 Prune
Phosphorus 69 26 Prune
Sodium 2 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 781 Prune
Vitamin E 0.43 Prune
Vitamin D 0 Prune
Vitamin B1 0.051 Prune
Vitamin B2 0.186 Prune
Vitamin B3 1.882 Prune
Vitamin B5 0.422 Prune
Vitamin B6 0.205 Prune
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 59.5 Prune
Folate 4 Prune
Trans Fat 0 Prune
Saturated Fat 0.088 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 Prune
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 Prune
Tryptophan 0.025 0.014 Prune
Threonine 0.049 0.041 Prune
Isoleucine 0.041 0.035 Prune
Leucine 0.066 0.058 Prune
Lysine 0.05 0.045 Prune
Methionine 0.016 0.007 Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.036 Prune
Valine 0.056 0.042 Prune
Histidine 0.027 0.016 Prune
Fructose 12.45 Prune

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 of 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.