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Currant vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Currant and Kumquat

  • Currant has less Vitamin K, and Fiber than Kumquat.
  • 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 Potassium +47.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.8%
Contains more Copper +12.6%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 147% 18% 3% 0% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 0% 0% 13%
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 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 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

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

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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 - $0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.