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Kumquat vs. Plum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kumquat and Plum different?

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, however, Plum is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 38% more than Plum.
  • Kumquat has 10 times more Calcium than Plum. Kumquat has 62mg of Calcium, while Plum has 6mg.

Kumquats, raw and Plums, raw types were used in this article.

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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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Plum
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +405.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +159.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
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 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Iron +405.9%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +159.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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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Plum
Contains more Vitamin C +362.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Choline +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.417
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +362.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Choline +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.417

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Plum
Contains more Protein +168.6%
Contains more Fats +207.1%
Contains more Carbs +39.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 87.23
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +168.6%
Contains more Fats +207.1%
Contains more Carbs +39.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 87.23

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Plum
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.5%
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +288.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Plum Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 10.02g Plum
Protein 1.88g 0.7g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.28g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 11.42g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 46kcal Kumquat
Fructose 3.07g Plum
Sugar 9.36g 9.92g Kumquat
Fiber 6.5g 1.4g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 6mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 7mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 16mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 157mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 0mg Plum
Zinc 0.17mg 0.1mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.057mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg 0.052mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 345IU Plum
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 17µg Plum
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.26mg Plum
Vitamin C 43.9mg 9.5mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.028mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.026mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.417mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.135mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.029mg Kumquat
Folate 17µg 5µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg 1.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 0µg 6.4µg Plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg Plum
Isoleucine 0.014mg Plum
Leucine 0.015mg Plum
Lysine 0.016mg Plum
Methionine 0.008mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg Plum
Valine 0.016mg Plum
Histidine 0.009mg Plum
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.017g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.134g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.044g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Plum
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
9%
Plum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
6%
Plum

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.086g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Plum
Plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 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. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.