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Kumquat vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Kumquat and Lychee

  • Kumquat has more Fiber, Iron, and Calcium, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 31% more than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat has 12 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Kumquat has 62mg of Calcium, Lychee has only 5mg.
  • Kumquat has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Kumquats, raw and Litchis, raw.

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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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Lychee
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +55.8%
Equal in Potassium - 171
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +55.8%
Equal in Potassium - 171

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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Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Lychee Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 15.23g Lychee
Protein 1.88g 0.83g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.44g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 16.53g Lychee
Calories 71kcal 66kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.36g 15.23g Kumquat
Fiber 6.5g 1.3g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 5mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.31mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 31mg Lychee
Potassium 186mg 171mg Kumquat
Sodium 10mg 1mg Lychee
Zinc 0.17mg 0.07mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.148mg Lychee
Vitamin A 290IU 0IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.07mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 43.9mg 71.5mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.011mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.065mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.208mg mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.1mg Lychee
Folate 17µg 14µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Lychee
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.099g Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.12g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.132g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Lychee
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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
13
Lychee

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%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
17%
Lychee
Fats
4%
Kumquat
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.