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Anchovy vs. Yellowtail — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Anchovy and Yellowtail?

  • Anchovy is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Zinc, yet Yellowtail is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Anchovy's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 33% higher.
  • Anchovy has 5 times more Iron than Yellowtail. Anchovy has 3.25mg of Iron, while Yellowtail has 0.63mg.

We used Fish, anchovy, european, raw and Fish, yellowtail, mixed species, cooked, dry heat types in this comparison.

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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 +406.9%
Contains more Iron +415.9%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Potassium +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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 9% 24% 28% 87% 48% 7% 19% 20% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +406.9%
Contains more Iron +415.9%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Potassium +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 38

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 B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681
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% 10% 44% 12% 164% 41% 43% 3% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +45.8%
Contains more Fats +38.8%
Equal in Water - 67.33
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
30% 7% 67%
Protein: 29.67 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +45.8%
Contains more Fats +38.8%
Equal in Water - 67.33

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Anchovy Yellowtail
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 Yellowtail Opinion
Protein 20.35g 29.67g Yellowtail
Fats 4.84g 6.72g Yellowtail
Calories 131kcal 187kcal Yellowtail
Calcium 147mg 29mg Anchovy
Iron 3.25mg 0.63mg Anchovy
Magnesium 41mg 38mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 174mg 201mg Yellowtail
Potassium 383mg 538mg Yellowtail
Sodium 104mg 50mg Yellowtail
Zinc 1.72mg 0.67mg Anchovy
Copper 0.211mg 0.058mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.07mg 0.019mg Anchovy
Selenium 36.5µg 46.8µg Yellowtail
Vitamin A 50IU 104IU Yellowtail
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 31µg Yellowtail
Vitamin E 0.57mg Anchovy
Vitamin C 0mg 2.9mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.175mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.256mg 0.051mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 14.024mg 8.718mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.645mg 0.681mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.185mg Yellowtail
Folate 9µg 4µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 0.62µg 1.25µg Yellowtail
Vitamin K 0.1µg Anchovy
Tryptophan 0.228mg 0.332mg Yellowtail
Threonine 0.892mg 1.301mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 0.938mg 1.367mg Yellowtail
Leucine 1.654mg 2.411mg Yellowtail
Lysine 1.869mg 2.725mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.602mg 0.878mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 0.794mg 1.158mg Yellowtail
Valine 1.048mg 1.528mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.599mg 0.873mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 60mg 71mg Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g Yellowtail
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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is better in case of low diet
Anchovy Yellowtail
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
37%
Yellowtail
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Anchovy
49%
Yellowtail

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.282g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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. Yellowtail - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174248/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.