Nutrition for Persimmon

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More

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Persimmon Nutrition Summary

One persimmon (25 grams or 0.88 oz) contains 32 calories and 0.2 grams of protein. Persimmon consist of 64% water, 34% carbohydrates, and less than 1% of protein or fat.

Persimmon is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including Vitamin C and potassium.

In one persimmon:

  • Calories: 32
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 0.3 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, dietary fiber, saturated fat or cholesterol in persimmon.

See the Persimmon Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Persimmons, native, raw.

Calories in Persimmon

Persimmon has 32 calories per persimmon or 128 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates.

95% of calories in persimmon are from carbohydrates, 3% of calories are from fat and 2% of calories are from protein.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 3% the calories in Persimmon are from fat. Persimmon is very low in total fat, with 0.1 grams per persimmon. Most of the fat in persimmon are healthier unsaturated fats.

Persimmon is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

  • Total fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol, trans fat, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat in persimmon.

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Protein in Persimmon

A single persimmon contains 0.2 grams of protein. Persimmon is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Threonine: 0.01 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.01 g
  • Leucine: 0.01 g
  • Lysine: 0.01 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.01 g
  • Valine: 0.01 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, methionine or histidine in persimmon.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Persimmon

An good source of nutrients, persimmon contains abundant amounts of Vitamin C and potassium. In fact, a single persimmon contains 22% of recommended daily values or 16.5 milligrams of Vitamin C.

Minerals in persimmon (1 fruit):
  • Calcium: 6.8 mg
  • Potassium: 77.5 mg
  • Iron: 0.6 mg
  • Phosphorus: 6.5 mg
There is no significant amounts of magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper, manganese, choline, vitamin a, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin e, folate, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in persimmon.

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Persimmon Nutrition Chart


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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Persimmon in Cooking

Persimmon can be consumed raw and is often sliced, peeled or pureed before cooking or serving.

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