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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 Sugars.

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 Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
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 C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
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 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 97% 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 0% 2% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
11%
Kumquat
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
11%
Lime
Fats
4%
Kumquat
1%
Lime

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kumquat Lime
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Lime
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 contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kumquat Lime Opinion
Calories 71 30 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 0.7 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.2 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 29.1 Kumquat
Carbs 15.9 10.54 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.86 0.6 Kumquat
Calcium 62 33 Kumquat
Potassium 186 102 Kumquat
Magnesium 20 6 Kumquat
Sugars 9.36 1.69 Lime
Fiber 6.5 2.8 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.065 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 0.11 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 18 Kumquat
Sodium 10 2 Lime
Vitamin A 290 50 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.03 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.02 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.2 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.036 0.043 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.6 Lime
Folate 17 8 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.019 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.055 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.003 Lime
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.014 Lime
Methionine 0.002 Lime
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 of 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.