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Apple vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Apple and Kumquat

  • Apple has less Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Copper, and Calcium.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Kumquats, raw.

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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
Apple
1
:
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +616.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.8%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +251.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +616.7%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.8%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +251.9%

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
Apple
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +437%
Contains more Vitamin C +854.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +437%
Contains more Vitamin C +854.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241%
Contains more Folate +466.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 9.4g Apple
Protein 0.26g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.17g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 13.81g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 52kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g 9.36g Kumquat
Fiber 2.4g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 6mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.12mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 5mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 11mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 107mg 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 1mg 10mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.027mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 54IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.15mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.6mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.036mg Apple
Folate 3µg 17µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.103g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Apple Kumquat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
16
Kumquat

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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Apple
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.075g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.