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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" chart 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 less Sodium -80%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
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 less Sodium -80%
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" chart 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 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 Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 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 Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 290IU 50IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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ok
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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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
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
10
Lime

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%
Lime
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
11%
Lime
Fats
4%
Kumquat
1%
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?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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

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. 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.