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Lychee vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Kumquat

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Kumquat is higher in Fiber, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 31% more than Kumquat.
  • Lychee has 2 times more Sugar than Kumquat. While Lychee has 15.23g of Sugar, Kumquat has only 9.36g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Kumquats, 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
Lychee
3
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Contains more Copper +55.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Potassium - 186
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Contains more Copper +55.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Iron +177.4%
Contains more Calcium +1140%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Potassium - 186

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
Lychee
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
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 C +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Folate +21.4%

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
25
Lychee
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
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 food.
Protein
5%
Lychee
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
16%
Kumquat
Fats
2%
Lychee
4%
Kumquat

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

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Lychee 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 Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lychee
Lychee is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lychee Kumquat Opinion
Calories 66 71 Kumquat
Protein 0.83 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.44 0.86 Kumquat
Vitamin C 71.5 43.9 Lychee
Carbs 16.53 15.9 Lychee
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.31 0.86 Kumquat
Calcium 5 62 Kumquat
Potassium 171 186 Kumquat
Magnesium 10 20 Kumquat
Sugar 15.23 9.36 Kumquat
Fiber 1.3 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.148 0.095 Lychee
Zinc 0.07 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 31 19 Lychee
Sodium 1 10 Lychee
Vitamin A 0 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.037 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.603 0.429 Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.036 Lychee
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Lychee
Folate 14 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.099 0.103 Lychee
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.007 Lychee
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.041 Lychee
Methionine 0.009 Lychee
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.