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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Feijoa
Contains more Iron +514.3%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +163.9%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +514.3%
Contains more Calcium +264.7%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +163.9%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Equal in Potassium - 172
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin C +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +4733.3%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +4733.3%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +35.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Feijoa Opinion
Calories 71kcal 61kcal Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.71g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.42g Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 32.9mg Kumquat
Net carbs 9.4g 8.81g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 15.21g Kumquat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.14mg Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 17mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 172mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 9mg Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g 8.2g Feijoa
Fiber 6.5g 6.4g Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.036mg Kumquat
Zinc 0.17mg 0.06mg Kumquat
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Phosphorus 19mg 19mg
Sodium 10mg 3mg Feijoa
Vitamin A 290IU 6IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0µg µg 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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Folate 17µg 23µg Feijoa
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.104g Kumquat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.056g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.136g Kumquat
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
7
Feijoa

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%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
15%
Feijoa
Fats
4%
Kumquat
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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 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

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. 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.