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Fructose in persimmones?

by 974 · March 12, 2011 at 12:02 PM

WHere would persiommones fall on the fructose wheel -- high or low? CLoser to an apple or a strawberry?

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18889 · March 12, 2011 at 11:45 AM

Seriously people. It is a fruit. It grows on a tree. You pick it and eat it. Keep some perspective.

I would really not worry about eating fruit like this if you like it. Just eat the fruit :)

fructose-in-persimmones? Source: Henry Domke Fine Art

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25181 · March 12, 2011 at 02:24 AM

persimmons are fructose bombs. My BS went to 220 after one.

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1112 · March 11, 2011 at 03:36 PM

they taste too sweet, I'd bet they are too high... I think they have been are breed to be sweeter.

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11555 · March 11, 2011 at 03:33 PM

Japanese Persimmon, raw 100 grams (@2/3 of a fruit)

  • Fructose 5559 mg
  • Sucrose 1540 mg (1/2 fructose)
  • Glucose 5439 mg

    = @ 6.3 grams fructose per 100 grams of fruit, @ 10.7 grams per fruit

No breakdown on US native persimmons

Figures rounded from here: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/2016/2

100 grams apple has @ 6.9 grams actual fructose, so sadly, persimmons are also sugar bombs. )-;

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