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Kumquat vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kumquat and Pomelo

  • Kumquat is richer in Fiber, Iron, Calcium, Copper, and Manganese, yet Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Kumquat is 22% higher.
  • Kumquat contains 16 times more Calcium than Pomelo. Kumquat contains 62mg of Calcium, while Pomelo contains 4mg.

Food types used in this article are Kumquats, raw and Pummelo, 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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Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +1450%
Contains more Iron +681.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains less Sodium -90%
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% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +1450%
Contains more Iron +681.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +112.5%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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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Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +3525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin C +39%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95%
Contains more Vitamin C +39%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.034
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.036

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 Pomelo
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 Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 9.4g 8.62g Kumquat
Protein 1.88g 0.76g Kumquat
Fats 0.86g 0.04g Kumquat
Carbs 15.9g 9.62g Kumquat
Calories 71kcal 38kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.36g g Pomelo
Fiber 6.5g 1g Kumquat
Calcium 62mg 4mg Kumquat
Iron 0.86mg 0.11mg Kumquat
Magnesium 20mg 6mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 19mg 17mg Kumquat
Potassium 186mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 10mg 1mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.17mg 0.08mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg 0.048mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 290IU 8IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU IU Kumquat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Kumquat
Vitamin C 43.9mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.034mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.027mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429mg 0.22mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.036mg
Folate 17µg µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Kumquat
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.103g g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kumquat Pomelo
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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
16
Kumquat
7
Pomelo

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%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
16%
Kumquat
10%
Pomelo
Fats
4%
Kumquat
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 78)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.