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Swordfish vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 64mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 210mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.383g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Swordfish Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Swordfish Sardine
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
75
Swordfish
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
58
Sardine

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
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Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.4%
Contains more Iron +548.9%
Contains more Calcium +6266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +304.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.2%
Contains more Potassium +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -68.4%
Contains more Iron +548.9%
Contains more Calcium +6266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Contains more Copper +304.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.2%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +245.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin D +245.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +268.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%

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 the food
Protein
141%
Swordfish
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Sardine
Fats
37%
Swordfish
53%
Sardine

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Swordfish Sardine Opinion
Calories 172 208 Sardine
Protein 23.45 24.62 Sardine
Fats 7.93 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 142 Swordfish
Vitamin D 666 193 Swordfish
Iron 0.45 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 6 382 Sardine
Potassium 499 397 Swordfish
Magnesium 35 39 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 0.78 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 304 490 Sardine
Sodium 97 307 Swordfish
Vitamin A 129 108 Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41 2.04 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 4.8 Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.08 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 9.254 5.245 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 0.642 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.167 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.911 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.265 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 1.035 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.088 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 1.919 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 2.168 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.699 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.922 0.961 Sardine
Valine 1.216 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.695 0.725 Sardine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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