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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 RAE.
  • 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Cherry
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Manganese +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Equal in Copper - 0.104
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Manganese +20.5%
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" charts 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 E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +339%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 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 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +339%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Cherry
Contains more Protein +88%
Contains more Fats +186.7%
Contains more Carbs +30.5%
Contains more Other +30.8%
Equal in Water - 86.13
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +88%
Contains more Fats +186.7%
Contains more Carbs +30.5%
Contains more Other +30.8%
Equal in Water - 86.13

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Cherry
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +90%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kumquat Cherry
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 1.88g 1g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.3g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 12.18g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 50kcal Kumquat
Fructose 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 9.36g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 6.5g 1.6g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 16mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.32mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 9mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 15mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 173mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 3mg Cherry
Zinc 0.17mg 0.1mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.135mg 0.112mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 64µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.07mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 10mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.03mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.04mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.4mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.143mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 17µg 8µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg 6.1mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 0µg 2.1µg Cherry
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.068g Cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.082g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.09g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kumquat Cherry
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
19%
Kumquat
13%
Cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
10%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.