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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" 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 Calcium +287.5%
Contains more Iron +168.8%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Equal in Copper - 0.104
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
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 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 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 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 Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 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 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 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 Vitamin A +342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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

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
Starch g g
Fructose g 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
Vitamin A 290IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.07mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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

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)

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.