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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 Potassium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +129.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 94% 9% 28% 0% 0% 0% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 19% 17% 15% 32% 5% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +190.7%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +50.3%

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 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

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Persimmon 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 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 - 50)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Persimmon Kumquat Opinion
Calories 127 71 Persimmon
Protein 0.8 1.88 Kumquat
Fats 0.4 0.86 Kumquat
Vitamin C 66 43.9 Persimmon
Carbs 33.5 15.9 Persimmon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Iron 2.5 0.86 Persimmon
Calcium 27 62 Kumquat
Potassium 310 186 Persimmon
Magnesium 20 Kumquat
Sugar 9.36 Persimmon
Fiber 6.5 Kumquat
Copper 0.095 Kumquat
Zinc 0.17 Kumquat
Starch
Phosphorus 26 19 Persimmon
Sodium 1 10 Persimmon
Vitamin A 290 Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15 Kumquat
Vitamin D 0 Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.037 Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.09 Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.429 Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208 Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036 Kumquat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Kumquat
Folate 17 Kumquat
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.103 Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 Kumquat
Tryptophan 0.014 Persimmon
Threonine 0.041 Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.035 Persimmon
Leucine 0.058 Persimmon
Lysine 0.045 Persimmon
Methionine 0.007 Persimmon
Phenylalanine 0.036 Persimmon
Valine 0.042 Persimmon
Histidine 0.016 Persimmon
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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.