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Persimmon vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Persimmon and Kumquat

  • Persimmon is richer than Kumquat in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Persimmon is 25% higher.
  • Persimmon contains 3 times more Iron than Kumquat. Persimmon contains 2.5mg of Iron, while Kumquat contains 0.86mg.

Food types used in this article are Persimmons, native, 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
Contains more Iron +190.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +129.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains more Iron +190.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +129.6%

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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10
Kumquat
Contains more Vitamin C +50.3%
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% 220% 0% 0% 0% 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 +50.3%

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.
Persimmon 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 Persimmon Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 33.5g 9.4g Persimmon
Protein 0.8g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.4g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 33.5g 15.9g Persimmon
Calories 127kcal 71kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 9.36g Persimmon
Fiber g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 27mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 2.5mg 0.86mg Persimmon
Magnesium mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 26mg 19mg Persimmon
Potassium 310mg 186mg Persimmon
Sodium 1mg 10mg Persimmon
Zinc mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper mg 0.095mg Kumquat
Vitamin A IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Kumquat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Kumquat
Vitamin C 66mg 43.9mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 mg 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 0.014mg mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.041mg mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035mg mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.058mg mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.045mg mg Persimmon
Methionine 0.007mg mg Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Persimmon
Valine 0.042mg mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.016mg mg Persimmon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.103g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Persimmon 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
18
Persimmon
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
18
Persimmon
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%
Persimmon
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
34%
Persimmon
16%
Kumquat
Fats
2%
Persimmon
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Persimmon
Persimmon contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/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.