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Longan vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Longan and Kumquat

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, and Copper, while Kumquat has more Fiber, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 45% higher.
  • Kumquat contains 2 times less Copper than Longan. Longan contains 0.169mg of Copper, while Kumquat contains 0.095mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Longans, 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
Longan
4
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Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +77.9%
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +43%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +77.9%
Contains more Calcium +6100%
Contains more Iron +561.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
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
Longan
2
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Contains more Vitamin C +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 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 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 9.4g Longan
Protein 1.31g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.1g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 15.14g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 60kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 9.36g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 1mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.13mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 10mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 21mg 19mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 186mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 10mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.169mg 0.095mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Kumquat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Kumquat
Vitamin C 84mg 43.9mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.09mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 mg 0.036mg Kumquat
Folate µg 17µg Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Kumquat
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine 0.034mg mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.103g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Longan Kumquat
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
27
Longan
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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
8%
Longan
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
16%
Kumquat
Fats
0%
Longan
4%
Kumquat

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?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.