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Kumquat vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Kumquat and Cherry

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron, however Cherry has more Vitamin A.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 38% more.
  • Kumquat has 4 times more Fiber than Cherry. Kumquat has 6.5g of Fiber, while Cherry has 1.6g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Kumquats, raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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
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Cherry
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Equal in Copper - 0.104
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Equal in Copper - 0.104

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin C +339%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +339%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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
Kumquat
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
10
Cherry

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
11%
Kumquat
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
12%
Cherry
Fats
4%
Kumquat
1%
Cherry

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

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Kumquat Cherry
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 - 22)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherry
Cherry contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Cherry Opinion
Calories 71 50 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 1 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.3 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 10 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 12.18 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.86 0.32 Kumquat
Calcium 62 16 Kumquat
Potassium 186 173 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 9 Kumquat
Sugar 9.36 8.49 Cherry
Fiber 6.5 1.6 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.104 Cherry
Zinc 0.17 0.1 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 15 Kumquat
Sodium 10 3 Cherry
Vitamin A 290 1283 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.15 0.07 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.03 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.04 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.4 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.143 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.044 Cherry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.1 Cherry
Folate 17 8 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 0.068 Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.082 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.09 Kumquat
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.51 Cherry

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. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.