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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 Iron +598%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 655% 122% 54% 115% 185% 50% 46% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +598%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +96.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +307.7%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 534% 286% 0% 0% 12% 109% 35% 25% 81% 0% 0% 34%
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 +142.6%

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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is better in case of low diet
Thyme 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?
Thyme
Thyme is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Thyme Persimmon Opinion
Calories 101 127 Persimmon
Protein 5.56 0.8 Thyme
Fats 1.68 0.4 Thyme
Vitamin C 160.1 66 Thyme
Net carbs 10.449999809265137 33.5 Persimmon
Carbs 24.45 33.5 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Iron 17.45 2.5 Thyme
Calcium 405 27 Thyme
Potassium 609 310 Thyme
Magnesium 160 Thyme
Sugar
Fiber 14 Thyme
Copper 0.555 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 Thyme
Starch
Phosphorus 106 26 Thyme
Sodium 9 1 Persimmon
Vitamin A 4751 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Thyme
Vitamin B1 0.048 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 Thyme
Vitamin B5 0.409 Thyme
Vitamin B6 0.348 Thyme
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 45 Thyme
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 0.014 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 0.041 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 0.035 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 0.058 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 0.045 Thyme
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.307 0.042 Thyme
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
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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.