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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Longan
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Manganese +159.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +77.9%
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 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Manganese +159.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +77.9%

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.
Kumquat
10
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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 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 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Longan
Contains more Protein +43.5%
Contains more Fats +760%
Contains more Other +37.3%
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
15% 83%
Protein: 1.31 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.14 g
Water: 82.75 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +43.5%
Contains more Fats +760%
Contains more Other +37.3%
Equal in Carbs - 15.14
Equal in Water - 82.75

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kumquat Longan
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Longan Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 14.04g Longan
Protein 1.88g 1.31g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.1g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 15.14g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 60kcal Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g Longan
Fiber 6.5g 1.1g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 1mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.13mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 186mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 10mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.17mg 0.05mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.169mg Longan
Manganese 0.135mg 0.052mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 15µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.031mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.3mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg Kumquat
Folate 17µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg Kumquat
Threonine 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg Longan
Saturated Fat 0.103g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Longan
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
25%
Longan
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Kumquat
11%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (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 - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kumquat
Kumquat is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. 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.