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Kumquat vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kumquat and Common plum different?

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, however Common plum is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 38% more than Common plum.
  • Kumquat has 10 times more Calcium than Common plum. Kumquat has 62mg of Calcium, while Common 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +405.9%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Contains more Iron +405.9%
Contains more Calcium +933.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Magnesium +185.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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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 Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.417
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 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
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 Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.417

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 Common plum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Common plum Opinion
Calories 71kcal 46kcal Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.7g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.28g Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 9.5mg Kumquat
Net carbs 9.4g 10.02g Common plum
Carbs 15.9g 11.42g Kumquat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.86mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 6mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 157mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 7mg Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g 9.92g Kumquat
Fiber 6.5g 1.4g Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.057mg Kumquat
Zinc 0.17mg 0.1mg Kumquat
Starch g 0g Common plum
Phosphorus 19mg 16mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 0mg Common plum
Vitamin A 290IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 6.4µg Common plum
Folate 17µg 5µg Kumquat
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.134g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.044g Kumquat
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine mg 0.01mg Common plum
Isoleucine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Leucine mg 0.015mg Common plum
Lysine mg 0.016mg Common plum
Methionine mg 0.008mg Common plum
Phenylalanine mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine mg 0.016mg Common plum
Histidine mg 0.009mg Common plum
Fructose g 3.07g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Common plum
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
11%
Common plum
Fats
4%
Kumquat
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
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 Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.086g)
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. Common 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.