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Currant vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Currant and Kumquat

  • Currant has more Vitamin K, however Kumquat is higher in Fiber.
  • Currant has 2 times more Phosphorus than Kumquat. While Currant has 44mg of Phosphorus, Kumquat has only 19mg.
  • Currant has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Currants, red and white, raw 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
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 43.9
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
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 B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 43.9
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037

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.
Currant Kumquat
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 9.4g Currant
Protein 1.4g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.2g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 13.8g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 56kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 9.36g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 33mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 1mg 0.86mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 44mg 19mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 186mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 10mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.17mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.095mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.037mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.036mg Currant
Folate 8µg 17µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 0µg Currant
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.103g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.171g Kumquat

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Currant 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
18
Currant
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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
8%
Currant
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Currant
4%
Kumquat

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 - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.086g)
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 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

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.