Persimmon

 

Feel golden with this delectable fruit. Persimmons are a good source of fibre to help your gut feel good and your mood feel better.

What nutrients in persimmons boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin C
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Vitamin E
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Cintainer
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Persimmons can be eaten raw like an apple, or, when it’s very ripe, you can scoop out its flesh with a spoon.

Prep
  • Slice
  • Dice
  • Fry
  • Bake
  • Bake

Top Tip: Persimmons are delicious with yoghurt, ice cream and breakfast cereal.

When Are They In Season?

Persimmons are in season from February to June.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Two persimmons (150g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

Persimmons belong to the berry family and their peel is edible.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for two small persimmons raw (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Two persimmons (150g) count as 1 serve of fruit.

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