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Kumquat vs. Grapefruit — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kumquat and Grapefruit

  • Grapefruit contains less Fiber, Vitamin C, Iron, and Copper than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat's daily need coverage for Fiber is 20% higher.
  • Grapefruit contains 11 times less Iron than Kumquat. Kumquat contains 0.86mg of Iron, while Grapefruit contains 0.08mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Grapefruit is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Kumquats, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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.
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Manganese +513.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
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 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11% 3% 1%
Contains more Calcium +181.8%
Contains more Iron +975%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +196.9%
Contains more Manganese +513.6%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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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Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Equal in Choline - 7.7
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.2%
Equal in Choline - 7.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +144.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Carbs +49.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 88.06
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +144.2%
Contains more Fats +514.3%
Contains more Carbs +49.2%
Contains more Other +37.8%
Equal in Water - 88.06

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +670%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +375%
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.6%
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +670%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +375%
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 9.06g Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.77g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.14g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 10.66g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 42kcal Kumquat
Fructose 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar 9.36g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 6.5g 1.6g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 22mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.08mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 9mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 18mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 135mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.17mg 0.07mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.032mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg 0.022mg Kumquat
Selenium 0µg 0.1µg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 290IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 58µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.13mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 31.2mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.031mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.204mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate 17µg 13µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg 7.7mg Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008mg Grapefruit
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.021g Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.02g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.036g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Grapefruit
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
18%
Grapefruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
5%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.