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Anchovy vs. Fish sticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Anchovy and Fish sticks different?

  • Anchovy is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Calcium, and Zinc, while Fish sticks are higher in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B12.
  • Anchovy covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 78% more than Fish sticks.
  • Anchovy contains 9 times more Calcium than Fish sticks. Anchovy contains 147mg of Calcium, while Fish sticks contain 16mg.
  • Anchovy is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Fish, fish sticks, frozen, prepared types were used in this article.

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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 +818.8%
Contains more Iron +286.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64%
Contains more Potassium +107%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +309.5%
Contains more Copper +257.6%
Contains more Selenium +132.5%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 32% 18% 82% 17% 53% 12% 20% 24% 86%
Contains more Calcium +818.8%
Contains more Iron +286.9%
Contains more Magnesium +64%
Contains more Potassium +107%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +309.5%
Contains more Copper +257.6%
Contains more Selenium +132.5%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 191

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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Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +813%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1107%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 138% 0% 0% 31% 27% 29% 17% 18% 18% 120% 24% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +813%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1107%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +4600%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +84.8%
Contains more Water +48.2%
Contains more Fats +235.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.1%
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
11% 16% 22% 50%
Protein: 11.01 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 21.66 g
Water: 49.5 g
Other: 1.6 g
Contains more Protein +84.8%
Contains more Water +48.2%
Contains more Fats +235.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +11.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +170.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +377.9%
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
25% 22% 53%
Saturated Fat: 3.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.193 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.824 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +170.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +377.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Anchovy Fish sticks Opinion
Net carbs 0g 20.16g Fish sticks
Protein 20.35g 11.01g Anchovy
Fats 4.84g 16.23g Fish sticks
Carbs 0g 21.66g Fish sticks
Calories 131kcal 277kcal Fish sticks
Starch 20.46g Fish sticks
Fructose 0.1g Fish sticks
Sugar 0g 1.65g Anchovy
Fiber 0g 1.5g Fish sticks
Calcium 147mg 16mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 0.84mg Anchovy
Magnesium 41mg 25mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 174mg 191mg Fish sticks
Potassium 383mg 185mg Anchovy
Sodium 104mg 402mg Anchovy
Zinc 1.72mg 0.42mg Anchovy
Copper 0.211mg 0.059mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.07mg 0.182mg Fish sticks
Selenium 36.5µg 15.7µg Anchovy
Vitamin A 50IU 18IU Anchovy
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 4µg Anchovy
Vitamin E 0.57mg 6.88mg Fish sticks
Vitamin D 1IU Fish sticks
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.122mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.116mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 1.536mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0.272mg Anchovy
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.078mg Anchovy
Folate 9µg 24µg Fish sticks
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 0.96µg Fish sticks
Choline 42.8mg Fish sticks
Vitamin K 0.1µg 4.7µg Fish sticks
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.122mg Anchovy
Threonine 0.892mg 0.372mg Anchovy
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.429mg Anchovy
Leucine 1.654mg 0.852mg Anchovy
Lysine 1.869mg 0.795mg Anchovy
Methionine 0.602mg 0.296mg Anchovy
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 0.47mg Anchovy
Valine 1.048mg 0.5mg Anchovy
Histidine 0.599mg 0.23mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 60mg 28mg Fish sticks
Trans Fat 0.124g Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g 3.733g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g 0.088g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g 0.05g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g 0.004g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g 3.193g Fish sticks
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g 7.824g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 7.289g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - ALA 0.236g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Fish sticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Anchovy Fish sticks
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
39%
Anchovy
33%
Fish sticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
35%
Fish sticks

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.451g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/nutrients
  2. Fish sticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174195/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.