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Kumquat vs Custard-apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kumquat and Custard-apple

  • Kumquat is higher in Vitamin C and Fiber, yet Custard-apple is higher in Vitamin B6 and Potassium.
  • Kumquat covers your daily Vitamin C needs 27% more than Custard-apple.
  • Kumquat contains 3 times more Fiber than Custard-apple. While Kumquat contains 6.5g of Fiber, Custard-apple contains only 2.4g.

Food varieties used in this article are Kumquats, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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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Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 9% 34% 13% 0% 0% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +778.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +513.9%
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 64% 2% 0% 0% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +778.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +513.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Kumquat
15
Custard-apple
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
11
Custard-apple

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 the food
Protein
11%
Kumquat
10%
Custard-apple
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
25%
Custard-apple
Fats
4%
Kumquat
3%
Custard-apple

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kumquat Custard-apple
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Custard-apple
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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.128g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sugars (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Custard-apple
Custard-apple contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kumquat Custard-apple Opinion
Calories 71 101 Custard-apple
Protein 1.88 1.7 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.6 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 19.2 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 25.2 Custard-apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 0.71 Kumquat
Calcium 62 30 Kumquat
Potassium 186 382 Custard-apple
Magnesium 20 18 Kumquat
Sugars 9.36 Custard-apple
Fiber 6.5 2.4 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 21 Custard-apple
Sodium 10 4 Custard-apple
Vitamin A 290 33 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.08 Custard-apple
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.1 Custard-apple
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.5 Custard-apple
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.135 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.221 Custard-apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 0.231 Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.007 Custard-apple
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.037 Custard-apple
Methionine 0.004 Custard-apple
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 of 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. Custard-apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.