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Roselle vs. Kumquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Roselle and Kumquat

  • Roselle has more Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium, however, Kumquat is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Kumquat covers your daily Vitamin C needs 35% more than Roselle.
  • Kumquat has 3 times less Calcium than Roselle. Roselle has 215mg of Calcium, while Kumquat has 62mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Roselle, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +246.8%
Contains more Iron +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +155%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 56% 37% 16% 19% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 33% 15% 9% 17% 2% 5% 32% 18% 0%
Contains more Calcium +246.8%
Contains more Iron +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +155%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Kumquat
Contains more Vitamin C +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 290
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 40% 3% 7% 6% 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 Choline Vitamin K 18% 3% 0% 147% 10% 21% 9% 13% 9% 13% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +221.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 290

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +95.8%
Contains more Fats +34.4%
Contains more Carbs +40.6%
Equal in Water - 80.85
Equal in Other - 0.51
11% 87%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 11.31 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.51 g
2% 16% 81%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 15.9 g
Water: 80.85 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +95.8%
Contains more Fats +34.4%
Contains more Carbs +40.6%
Equal in Water - 80.85
Equal in Other - 0.51

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Roselle Kumquat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roselle Kumquat Opinion
Net carbs 11.31g 9.4g Roselle
Protein 0.96g 1.88g Kumquat
Fats 0.64g 0.86g Kumquat
Carbs 11.31g 15.9g Kumquat
Calories 49kcal 71kcal Kumquat
Sugar 9.36g Roselle
Fiber 6.5g Kumquat
Calcium 215mg 62mg Roselle
Iron 1.48mg 0.86mg Roselle
Magnesium 51mg 20mg Roselle
Phosphorus 37mg 19mg Roselle
Potassium 208mg 186mg Roselle
Sodium 6mg 10mg Roselle
Zinc 0.17mg Kumquat
Copper 0.095mg Kumquat
Manganese 0.135mg Kumquat
Vitamin A 287IU 290IU Kumquat
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 15µg Kumquat
Vitamin E 0.15mg Kumquat
Vitamin C 12mg 43.9mg Kumquat
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.037mg Kumquat
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.09mg Kumquat
Vitamin B3 0.31mg 0.429mg Kumquat
Vitamin B5 0.208mg Kumquat
Vitamin B6 0.036mg Kumquat
Folate 17µg Kumquat
Choline 8.4mg Kumquat
Saturated Fat 0.103g Roselle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g Kumquat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g Kumquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Roselle Kumquat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Roselle
19%
Kumquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Roselle
14%
Kumquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Roselle
Roselle contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 67)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Roselle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168170/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.