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Kumquat vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kumquat and Cranberry different?

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, and Iron than Cranberry.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Kumquat is 25% higher.
  • Kumquat contains 2 times more Calcium than Cranberry. While Kumquat contains 62mg of Calcium, Cranberry contains only 26mg.

Kumquats, raw and Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) are the varieties 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 +115%
Contains more Calcium +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +115%
Contains more Calcium +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%

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
Kumquat
12
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Contains more Vitamin C +109%
Contains more Vitamin A +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
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 70% 6% 0% 0% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +109%
Contains more Vitamin A +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
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
9
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
4
Cranberry

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
2%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
12%
Cranberry
Fats
4%
Kumquat
2%
Cranberry

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

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ok
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Kumquat Cranberry
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 richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Cranberry Opinion
Calories 71 55 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 0.4 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.5 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 21 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 12.2 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 0.4 Kumquat
Calcium 62 26 Kumquat
Potassium 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 Kumquat
Sugar 9.36 Cranberry
Fiber 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 21 Cranberry
Sodium 10 Cranberry
Vitamin A 290 90 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.02 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.08 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.4 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0 Kumquat
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.103 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.