Native to southeast China, Kumquats are citrus fruits similar to oranges.
Kumquats consist of either a yellow or orange hue, resembling small oranges in shape and have a sweet-tangy taste.
- Low in calorie and contain a plentiful supply of antioxidants which work to eradicate free radicals and cancerous body cells. (1)
- Contains B vitamins which work together to regulate the metabolic functions of the body. (2)
- Supplies the minerals: calcium, copper, potassium, manganese, iron, selenium and zinc which work together to regulate the body’s blood flow. (3)
- The peel of the kumquat can be eaten and is particularly rich in fibre and essential oils which the body cannot naturally produce. (4)
Kumquat Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100 grams, raw
|Calories from Fat||7|
|Total Fat||1 g||1%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||1%|
|Total Carbohydrates||16 g||5%|
|Dietary Fibre||6.5 g||26%|
|Vitamin A 6%||Vitamin C||73%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.
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