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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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%
Contains more Manganese +513.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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%
Contains more Manganese +513.6%
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" charts 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%
Equal in Choline - 8.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
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 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%
Equal in Choline - 8.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +144.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Carbs +49.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 80.85
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 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 Protein +144.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Carbs +49.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 80.85

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +670%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +375%
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +670%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +375%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Grapefruit Kumquat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 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
Fructose 1.77g 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
Manganese 0.022mg 0.135mg Kumquat
Selenium 0.1µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1150IU 290IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 15µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.15mg Kumquat
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
Choline 7.7mg 8.4mg Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg Grapefruit
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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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
18%
Grapefruit
19%
Kumquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Grapefruit
14%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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. 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.