Kiwi vs. Persimmon

Nutrition comparison of Kiwi and Persimmon


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of kiwi versus persimmon (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in kiwi and persimmon:

  • Both kiwi and persimmon are high in Vitamin C and potassium.
  • Kiwi has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Kiwi is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Persimmon is a great source of iron.
Detailed nutritional comparison of kiwi and persimmon is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Kiwi (Kiwifruit, green, raw) and Persimmon (Persimmons, native, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Persimmon is high in calories and kiwi has 52% less calories than persimmon - kiwi has 61 calories per 100 grams and persimmon has 127 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, kiwi is heavier in protein, lighter in carbs and heavier in fat compared to persimmon per calorie. Kiwi has a macronutrient ratio of 7:87:7 and for persimmon, 2:95:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Kiwi Persimmon
Protein 7% 2%
Carbohydrates 87% 95%
Fat 7% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Persimmon is high in carbohydrates and kiwi has 56% less carbohydrates than persimmon - kiwi has 14.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and persimmon has 33.5g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Kiwi is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than persimmon - kiwi has 3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Persimmon has less sugar than kiwi - kiwi has 9g of sugar per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Kiwi and persimmon contain similar amounts of protein - kiwi has 1.1g of protein per 100 grams and persimmon has 0.8g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both kiwi and persimmon are low in saturated fat - kiwi has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both kiwi and persimmon are high in Vitamin C. Kiwi has 40% more Vitamin C than persimmon - kiwi has 92.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and persimmon has 66mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Kiwi and persimmon contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - kiwi has 4ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Kiwi has more Vitamin E than persimmon - kiwi has 1.5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Kiwi has more Vitamin K than persimmon - kiwi has 40.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and persimmon does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Kiwi has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Kiwi Persimmon
Thiamin 0.027 MG ~
Riboflavin 0.025 MG ~
Niacin 0.341 MG ~
Pantothenic acid 0.183 MG ~
Vitamin B6 0.063 MG ~
Folate 25 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Kiwi and persimmon contain similar amounts of calcium - kiwi has 34mg of calcium per 100 grams and persimmon has 27mg of calcium.

iron

Persimmon is a great source of iron and it has 706% more iron than kiwi - kiwi has 0.31mg of iron per 100 grams and persimmon has 2.5mg of iron.

potassium

Both kiwi and persimmon are high in potassium. Kiwi is very similar to persimmon for potassium - kiwi has 312mg of potassium per 100 grams and persimmon has 310mg of potassium.




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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Kiwi (Kiwifruit, green, raw) and Persimmon (Persimmons, native, raw) .

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