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Figs vs. Kumquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Figs and Kumquat different?

  • Figs have more Vitamin B6, however, Kumquat is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Figs.
  • Figs have 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Kumquat. Figs have 0.113mg of Vitamin B6, while Kumquat has 0.036mg.
  • Kumquat contains less Sugar.

Figs, raw and Kumquats, raw types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Figs
3
:
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +77.1%
Contains more Iron +132.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Equal in Manganese - 0.135
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +77.1%
Contains more Iron +132.4%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Equal in Manganese - 0.135

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Figs
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2095%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Choline +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.429
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +213.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2095%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Choline +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.429

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Figs
2
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Contains more Carbs +20.6%
Contains more Other +29.4%
Contains more Protein +150.7%
Contains more Fats +186.7%
Equal in Water - 80.85
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Carbs +20.6%
Contains more Other +29.4%
Contains more Protein +150.7%
Contains more Fats +186.7%
Equal in Water - 80.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Figs
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.8%
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Figs Kumquat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Figs Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 9.4g Figs
Protein 0.75g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.3g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 19.18g 15.9g Figs
Calories 74kcal 71kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g 9.36g Kumquat
Fiber 2.9g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 35mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.37mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 14mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 232mg 186mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 10mg Figs
Zinc 0.15mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.07mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.128mg 0.135mg Kumquat
Selenium 0.2µg 0µg Figs
Vitamin A 142IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 15µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 2mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.037mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.208mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.036mg Figs
Folate 6µg 17µg Kumquat
Choline 4.7mg 8.4mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.103g Figs
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Figs Kumquat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Figs
19%
Kumquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Figs
14%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Figs
Figs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Figs
Figs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.