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Kumquat vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kumquat and Prune

  • Kumquat has more Vitamin C, however Prune is richer in Vitamin K, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Manganese.
  • Prune covers your daily Vitamin K needs 50% more than Kumquat.
  • Prune has 73 times less Vitamin C than Kumquat. Kumquat has 43.9mg of Vitamin C, while Prune has 0.6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kumquats, raw and Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked.

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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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Prune
Contains more Calcium +44.2%
Contains more Magnesium +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.2%
Contains more Potassium +293.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +158.8%
Contains more Copper +195.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.93
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94%
Contains more Calcium +44.2%
Contains more Magnesium +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +263.2%
Contains more Potassium +293.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +158.8%
Contains more Copper +195.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.93

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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Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +7216.7%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +169.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +469.4%
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 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 149%
Contains more Vitamin C +7216.7%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +169.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +469.4%
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 Prune
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kumquat Prune Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 56.78g Prune
Protein 1.88g 2.18g Prune
Fats 0.86g 0.38g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 63.88g Prune
Calories 71kcal 240kcal Prune
Starch g 5.11g Prune
Fructose g 12.45g Prune
Sugar 9.36g 38.13g Kumquat
Fiber 6.5g 7.1g Prune
Calcium 62mg 43mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.93mg Prune
Magnesium 20mg 41mg Prune
Phosphorus 19mg 69mg Prune
Potassium 186mg 732mg Prune
Sodium 10mg 2mg Prune
Zinc 0.17mg 0.44mg Prune
Copper 0.095mg 0.281mg Prune
Vitamin A 290IU 781IU Prune
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.43mg Prune
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 43.9mg 0.6mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.051mg Prune
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.186mg Prune
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 1.882mg Prune
Vitamin B5 0.208mg 0.422mg Prune
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.205mg Prune
Folate 17µg 4µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 59.5µg Prune
Tryptophan mg 0.025mg Prune
Threonine mg 0.049mg Prune
Isoleucine mg 0.041mg Prune
Leucine mg 0.066mg Prune
Lysine mg 0.05mg Prune
Methionine mg 0.016mg Prune
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Prune
Valine mg 0.056mg Prune
Histidine mg 0.027mg Prune
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Prune
Saturated Fat 0.103g 0.088g Prune
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.053g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.062g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kumquat Prune
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
31
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
35
Prune

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
64%
Prune
Fats
4%
Kumquat
2%
Prune

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Prune
Prune contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Prune
Prune is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.