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Pineapple vs Kumquat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pineapple and Kumquat

  • Pineapple is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B6, yet Kumquat is higher in Fiber, and Iron.
  • Pineapple covers your daily Manganese needs 34% more than Kumquat.
  • Pineapple contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Kumquat. While Pineapple contains 0.112mg of Vitamin B6, Kumquat contains only 0.036mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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 less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +15.8%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Copper +15.8%
Contains more Calcium +376.9%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.5%
Contains more Potassium +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 43.9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208
Equal in Folate - 17
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
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 B1 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 43.9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.208
Equal in Folate - 17

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 9.4g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.12g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 13.12g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 50kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 9.36g Kumquat
Fiber 1.4g 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 13mg 62mg Kumquat
Iron 0.29mg 0.86mg Kumquat
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Kumquat
Phosphorus 8mg 19mg Kumquat
Potassium 109mg 186mg Kumquat
Sodium 1mg 10mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.11mg 0.095mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 43.9mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.037mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.429mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.208mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.036mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 17µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.103g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple 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
21
Pineapple
20
Kumquat
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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
3%
Pineapple
11%
Kumquat
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
16%
Kumquat
Fats
1%
Pineapple
4%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kumquat
Kumquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is cheaper?
Kumquat
Kumquat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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)

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.