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Anchovy vs. Orange roughy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Anchovy and Orange roughy

  • Anchovy has more Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, while Orange roughy has more Selenium, and Vitamin E .
  • Orange roughy covers your daily need of Selenium 94% more than Anchovy.
  • Anchovy contains 13 times more Calcium than Orange roughy. While Anchovy contains 147mg of Calcium, Orange roughy contains only 11mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Fish, roughy, orange, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +1236.4%
Contains more Iron +187.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains more Potassium +111.6%
Contains more Zinc +437.5%
Contains more Copper +181.3%
Contains more Manganese +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
Contains more Selenium +141.9%
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 4% 43% 13% 44% 16% 9% 9% 25% 5% 482%
Contains more Calcium +1236.4%
Contains more Iron +187.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains more Potassium +111.6%
Contains more Zinc +437.5%
Contains more Copper +181.3%
Contains more Manganese +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.7%
Contains more Selenium +141.9%

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 B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +670.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1051.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%
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 5% 38% 0% 0% 12% 15% 35% 4% 16% 4% 59% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +670.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1051.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +113.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1000%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +437.8%
Contains more Protein +11.3%
Contains more Other +559%
Equal in Water - 66.97
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
23% 67% 9%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.97 g
Other: 9.49 g
Contains more Fats +437.8%
Contains more Protein +11.3%
Contains more Other +559%
Equal in Water - 66.97

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +169.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +789.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.3%
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
5% 67% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.439 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +169.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +789.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Anchovy Orange roughy Opinion
Protein 20.35g 22.64g Orange roughy
Fats 4.84g 0.9g Anchovy
Calories 131kcal 105kcal Anchovy
Calcium 147mg 11mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 1.13mg Anchovy
Magnesium 41mg 18mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 174mg 102mg Anchovy
Potassium 383mg 181mg Anchovy
Sodium 104mg 69mg Orange roughy
Zinc 1.72mg 0.32mg Anchovy
Copper 0.211mg 0.075mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.07mg 0.037mg Anchovy
Selenium 36.5µg 88.3µg Orange roughy
Vitamin A 50IU 80IU Orange roughy
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 24µg Orange roughy
Vitamin E 0.57mg 1.87mg Orange roughy
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.045mg Anchovy
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.063mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 1.82mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0.056mg Anchovy
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.067mg Anchovy
Folate 9µg 5µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 0.47µg Anchovy
Vitamin K 0.1µg 1.1µg Orange roughy
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.23mg Orange roughy
Threonine 0.892mg 1.03mg Orange roughy
Isoleucine 0.938mg 1.058mg Orange roughy
Leucine 1.654mg 1.797mg Orange roughy
Lysine 1.869mg 2.092mg Orange roughy
Methionine 0.602mg 0.728mg Orange roughy
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 0.869mg Orange roughy
Valine 1.048mg 1.083mg Orange roughy
Histidine 0.599mg 0.474mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 60mg 80mg Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g 0.034g Orange roughy
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g 0.025g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g 0.006g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g 0.001g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g 0.439g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g 0.184g Anchovy
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.069g Orange roughy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Anchovy Orange roughy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
14%
Orange roughy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
65%
Orange roughy

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange roughy
Orange roughy contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange roughy
Orange roughy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.248g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Orange roughy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174251/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.