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Kumquat vs. Feijoa — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Kumquat and Feijoa

  • Feijoa has less Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2 than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 12% more than Feijoa.
  • Kumquat has 6 times more Iron than Feijoa. While Kumquat has 0.86mg of Iron, Feijoa has only 0.14mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Kumquats, raw and Feijoa, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Feijoa
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +514.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains more Copper +163.9%
Contains more Manganese +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Equal in Potassium - 172
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 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12% 11% 0%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Iron +514.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains more Copper +163.9%
Contains more Manganese +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Equal in Potassium - 172

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +4733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Folate +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Folate +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Feijoa
Contains more Protein +164.8%
Contains more Fats +104.8%
Contains more Other +34.2%
Equal in Carbs - 15.21
Equal in Water - 83.28
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
15% 83%
Protein: 0.71 g
Fats: 0.42 g
Carbs: 15.21 g
Water: 83.28 g
Other: 0.38 g
Contains more Protein +164.8%
Contains more Fats +104.8%
Contains more Other +34.2%
Equal in Carbs - 15.21
Equal in Water - 83.28

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Feijoa
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +175%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.104
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
35% 19% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.104 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.136 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +175%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.104

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 8.81g Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.71g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.42g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 15.21g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 61kcal Kumquat
Fructose 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 9.36g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 6.5g 6.4g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 17mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.14mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 9mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 19mg
Potassium 186mg 172mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.17mg 0.06mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.036mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg 0.084mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 6IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 0µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin C 43.9mg 32.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.006mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.018mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.295mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 17µg 23µg Feijoa
Choline 8.4mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 0µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg Feijoa
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.104g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.056g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.136g Kumquat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.107g Feijoa
Omega-3 - ALA 0.029g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Feijoa
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
14%
Feijoa
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
7%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.