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Grapefruit vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 2.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Grapefruit Kumquat
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit 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
22
Grapefruit
23
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
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
:
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%

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
5%
Grapefruit
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
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 Grapefruit Kumquat Opinion
Calories 42 71 Kumquat
Protein 0.77 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.14 0.86 Kumquat
Vitamin C 31.2 43.9 Kumquat
Carbs 10.66 15.9 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.08 0.86 Kumquat
Calcium 22 62 Kumquat
Potassium 135 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 9 20 Kumquat
Sugars 6.89 9.36 Kumquat
Fiber 1.6 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.032 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.07 0.17 Kumquat
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 19 Kumquat
Sodium 0 10 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150 290 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.037 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.429 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.262 0.208 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.036 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.103 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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