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Banana vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Kumquat
Kumquat contains less Sugars (difference - 2.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Banana Kumquat
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Banana Kumquat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Banana
23
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
10
Banana
11
Kumquat

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
Banana
4
:
Contains more Potassium +92.5%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Copper +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +92.5%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Copper +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%

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
Banana
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +404.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +919.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +404.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +353.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%

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 the food
Protein
7%
Banana
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
23%
Banana
16%
Kumquat
Fats
2%
Banana
4%
Kumquat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Banana Kumquat Opinion
Calories 89 71 Banana
Protein 1.09 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.33 0.86 Kumquat
Vitamin C 8.7 43.9 Kumquat
Carbs 22.84 15.9 Banana
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.26 0.86 Kumquat
Calcium 5 62 Kumquat
Potassium 358 186 Banana
Magnesium 27 20 Banana
Sugars 12.23 9.36 Banana
Fiber 2.6 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.078 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.15 0.17 Kumquat
Starch 5.38 Banana
Phosphorus 22 19 Banana
Sodium 1 10 Banana
Vitamin A 64 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.1 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.037 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.665 0.429 Banana
Vitamin B5 0.334 0.208 Banana
Vitamin B6 0.367 0.036 Banana
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.5 0 Banana
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.112 0.103 Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.009 Banana
Threonine 0.028 Banana
Isoleucine 0.028 Banana
Leucine 0.068 Banana
Lysine 0.05 Banana
Methionine 0.008 Banana
Phenylalanine 0.049 Banana
Valine 0.047 Banana
Histidine 0.077 Banana
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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