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Kumquat vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kumquat and Longan

  • Kumquat has more Fiber, Iron and Calcium, while Longan has more Vitamin C and Copper.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • Longan contains 62 times less Calcium than Kumquat. Kumquat contains 62mg of Calcium, while Longan contains 1mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Kumquats, raw and Longans, 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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Longan
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains more Copper +77.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains more Copper +77.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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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Longan
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%
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 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%

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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
13
Longan

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
8%
Longan
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
15%
Longan
Fats
4%
Kumquat
0%
Longan

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 Longan
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Longan
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?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Longan Opinion
Calories 71 60 Kumquat
Protein 1.88 1.31 Kumquat
Fats 0.86 0.1 Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9 84 Longan
Carbs 15.9 15.14 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 0.86 0.13 Kumquat
Calcium 62 1 Kumquat
Potassium 186 266 Longan
Magnesium 20 10 Kumquat
Sugars 9.36 Longan
Fiber 6.5 1.1 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 0.169 Longan
Zinc 0.17 0.05 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 19 21 Longan
Sodium 10 0 Longan
Vitamin A 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.031 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.14 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.429 0.3 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 Longan
Methionine 0.013 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.