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Lime vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lime and Kumquat different?

  • Lime contains less Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese and Vitamin B2 than Kumquat.
  • Kumquat covers your daily need of Vitamin C 16% more than Lime.
  • Lime contains less Sugars.

Limes, raw and Kumquats, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Lime
1
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Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.9%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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
Lime
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 0% 2% 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%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208

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
13
Lime
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
16
Kumquat

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
4%
Lime
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Lime
4%
Kumquat

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.
Lime Kumquat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Kumquat
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?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 7.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Lime Kumquat Opinion
Calories 30 71 Kumquat
Protein 0.7 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.2 0.86 Kumquat
Vitamin C 29.1 43.9 Kumquat
Carbs 10.54 15.9 Kumquat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.86 Kumquat
Calcium 33 62 Kumquat
Potassium 102 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 6 20 Kumquat
Sugars 1.69 9.36 Lime
Fiber 2.8 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.065 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.11 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 18 19 Kumquat
Sodium 2 10 Lime
Vitamin A 50 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.22 0.15 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.037 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.429 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.217 0.208 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043 0.036 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.6 0 Lime
Folate 8 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.103 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.003 Lime
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.014 Lime
Methionine 0.002 Lime
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients
  2. Kumquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168154/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.