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Kumquat vs. Lime — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kumquat and Lime different?

  • Lime contains less Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin B2 than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 16% more than Lime.
  • Kumquat has 17 times more Manganese than Lime. Kumquat has 0.135mg of Manganese, while Lime has 0.008mg.
  • Lime contains less Sugar.

Kumquats, raw and Limes, raw types were used in this article.

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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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Lime
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Manganese +1587.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
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 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Manganese +1587.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
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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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217
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 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Choline +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lime
Contains more Protein +168.6%
Contains more Fats +330%
Contains more Carbs +50.9%
Contains more Other +70%
Equal in Water - 88.26
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: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +168.6%
Contains more Fats +330%
Contains more Carbs +50.9%
Contains more Other +70%
Equal in Water - 88.26

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lime
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +710.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +210.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.6%
24% 36% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.103 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.154 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +710.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +210.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -78.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Lime Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 7.74g Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.7g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.2g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 10.54g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 30kcal Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 6.5g 2.8g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 33mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.6mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 6mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 18mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 102mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.17mg 0.11mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.065mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg 0.008mg Kumquat
Selenium 0µg 0.4µg Lime
Vitamin A 290IU 50IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 2µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin C 43.9mg 29.1mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.03mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.02mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.2mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate 17µg 8µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg 5.1mg Kumquat
Vitamin K 0µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg Lime
Lysine 0.014mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg Lime
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.019g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.055g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Lime
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
12%
Lime
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
8%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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 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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.