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Pomegranate vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pomegranate and Persimmon

  • Pomegranate contains less Vitamin C, and Iron than Persimmon.
  • Persimmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 62% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Pomegranates, raw and Persimmons, native, 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 Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +170%
Contains more Potassium +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 3% 21% 9% 53% 10% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Calcium +170%
Contains more Potassium +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 +547.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 0% 12% 0% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 0% 41% 29%
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 +547.1%

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
16
Pomegranate
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
15
Pomegranate
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
10%
Pomegranate
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
19%
Pomegranate
34%
Persimmon
Fats
5%
Pomegranate
2%
Persimmon

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

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Pomegranate 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 cheaper?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomegranate Persimmon Opinion
Calories 83 127 Persimmon
Protein 1.67 0.8 Pomegranate
Fats 1.17 0.4 Pomegranate
Vitamin C 10.2 66 Persimmon
Carbs 18.7 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Pomegranate
Iron 0.3 2.5 Persimmon
Calcium 10 27 Persimmon
Potassium 236 310 Persimmon
Magnesium 12 Pomegranate
Sugar 13.67 Persimmon
Fiber 4 Pomegranate
Copper 0.158 Pomegranate
Zinc 0.35 Pomegranate
Starch
Phosphorus 36 26 Pomegranate
Sodium 3 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 0 Pomegranate
Vitamin E 0.6 Pomegranate
Vitamin D 0 Pomegranate
Vitamin B1 0.067 Pomegranate
Vitamin B2 0.053 Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 0.293 Pomegranate
Vitamin B5 0.377 Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.075 Pomegranate
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Pomegranate
Folate 38 Pomegranate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.093 Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 Pomegranate
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
Fructose

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. Pomegranate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169134/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.