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Grapefruit vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Grapefruit and Kumquat

  • Grapefruit contains less Fiber, Vitamin C, Iron, and Copper than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Fiber is 20% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas 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 less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
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
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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 E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +30.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
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 A +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +30.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 9.4g Kumquat
Protein 0.77g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.14g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 10.66g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 42kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch 0g g Grapefruit
Fructose 1.77g g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g 9.36g Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 22mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.08mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 9mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 18mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 135mg 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 0mg 10mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.032mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 1150IU 290IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.037mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.208mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.036mg Grapefruit
Folate 13µg 17µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg mg Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.103g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit 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
20
Grapefruit
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
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
5%
Grapefruit
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
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 - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (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?
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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

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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.