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Thyme vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Thyme and Persimmon

  • Thyme is richer than Persimmon in Iron, Vitamin C, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Thyme is 187% higher.
  • Thyme contains 15 times more Calcium than Persimmon. Thyme contains 405mg of Calcium, while Persimmon contains 27mg.

Food types used in this article are Thyme, fresh 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 Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +598%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 122% 655% 115% 46% 54% 2% 50% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Iron +598%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%

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
Thyme
9
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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 286% 0% 0% 534% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 34% 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 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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.
Thyme Persimmon
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 Thyme Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 10.45g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 5.56g 0.8g Thyme
Fats 1.68g 0.4g Thyme
Carbs 24.45g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 101kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 14g g Thyme
Calcium 405mg 27mg Thyme
Iron 17.45mg 2.5mg Thyme
Magnesium 160mg mg Thyme
Phosphorus 106mg 26mg Thyme
Potassium 609mg 310mg Thyme
Sodium 9mg 1mg Persimmon
Zinc 1.81mg mg Thyme
Copper 0.555mg mg Thyme
Vitamin A 4751IU IU Thyme
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Thyme
Vitamin D 0µg µg Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1mg 66mg Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409mg mg Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348mg mg Thyme
Folate 45µg µg Thyme
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.014mg Thyme
Threonine 0.154mg 0.041mg Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285mg 0.035mg Thyme
Leucine 0.262mg 0.058mg Thyme
Lysine 0.126mg 0.045mg Thyme
Methionine mg 0.007mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.307mg 0.042mg Thyme
Histidine mg 0.016mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.467g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g g Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532g g Thyme

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme 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
93
Thyme
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
153
Thyme
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
33%
Thyme
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
34%
Persimmon
Fats
8%
Thyme
2%
Persimmon

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