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Kumquat vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Kumquat and Gooseberry?

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, Fiber, and Iron than Gooseberry.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 18% higher.
  • Gooseberry has 3 times less Iron than Kumquat. Kumquat has 0.86mg of Iron, while Gooseberry has 0.31mg.

We used Kumquats, raw and Gooseberries, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +177.4%
Contains more Calcium +148%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.1%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 198
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 18% 8% 24% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Calcium +148%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.1%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 198

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 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 290
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
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 93% 18% 8% 0% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 290
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
10
Gooseberry

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
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
4%
Kumquat
3%
Gooseberry

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

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Kumquat Gooseberry
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 glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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 lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Gooseberry Opinion
Calories 71 44 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 0.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.58 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 27.7 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 10.18 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 0.31 Kumquat
Calcium 62 25 Kumquat
Potassium 186 198 Gooseberry
Magnesium 20 10 Kumquat
Sugar 9.36 Gooseberry
Fiber 6.5 4.3 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.07 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 0.12 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 27 Gooseberry
Sodium 10 1 Gooseberry
Vitamin A 290 290
Vitamin E 0.15 0.37 Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.04 Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.03 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.3 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.286 Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.08 Gooseberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 6 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 0.038 Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.051 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.317 Gooseberry
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Isoleucine
Leucine
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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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.