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Anchovy vs. Scup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Anchovy and Scup

  • Anchovy has more Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Calcium, however, Scup has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Anchovy is 56% higher.
  • Scup has 5 times less Iron than Anchovy. Anchovy has 3.25mg of Iron, while Scup has 0.68mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Fish, scup, 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.
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Scup
Contains more Calcium +188.2%
Contains more Iron +377.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +177.4%
Contains more Copper +224.6%
Contains more Manganese +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Equal in Potassium - 368
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 16% 26% 21% 102% 33% 8% 17% 22% 6% 256%
Contains more Calcium +188.2%
Contains more Iron +377.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41.4%
Contains more Zinc +177.4%
Contains more Copper +224.6%
Contains more Manganese +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -48.1%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Equal in Potassium - 368

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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Scup
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.3%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 29% 94% 52% 80% 13% 203% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +161.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Scup
Contains more Fats +38.3%
Contains more Protein +19%
Contains more Other +168.8%
Equal in Water - 68.42
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
24% 4% 68% 4%
Protein: 24.21 g
Fats: 3.5 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.42 g
Other: 3.87 g
Contains more Fats +38.3%
Contains more Protein +19%
Contains more Other +168.8%
Equal in Water - 68.42

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Anchovy Scup Opinion
Protein 20.35g 24.21g Scup
Fats 4.84g 3.5g Anchovy
Calories 131kcal 135kcal Scup
Calcium 147mg 51mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 0.68mg Anchovy
Magnesium 41mg 29mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 174mg 237mg Scup
Potassium 383mg 368mg Anchovy
Sodium 104mg 54mg Scup
Zinc 1.72mg 0.62mg Anchovy
Copper 0.211mg 0.065mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.07mg 0.045mg Anchovy
Selenium 36.5µg 46.8µg Scup
Vitamin A 50IU 104IU Scup
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 31µg Scup
Vitamin E 0.57mg Anchovy
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.127mg Scup
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.122mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 4.994mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0.865mg Scup
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.346mg Scup
Folate 9µg 17µg Scup
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 1.62µg Scup
Vitamin K 0.1µg Anchovy
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.271mg Scup
Threonine 0.892mg 1.061mg Scup
Isoleucine 0.938mg 1.115mg Scup
Leucine 1.654mg 1.967mg Scup
Lysine 1.869mg 2.223mg Scup
Methionine 0.602mg 0.716mg Scup
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 0.945mg Scup
Valine 1.048mg 1.247mg Scup
Histidine 0.599mg 0.713mg Scup
Cholesterol 60mg 67mg Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g Scup
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g Anchovy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Anchovy Scup
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
39%
Scup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
50%
Scup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Scup
Scup is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scup
Scup contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scup
Scup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.282g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)
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. Scup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174241/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.