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Bluefish vs. Flatfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bluefish and Flatfish different?

  • Flatfish contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Potassium, and Zinc than Bluefish.
  • Bluefish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 205% more than Flatfish.
  • Bluefish has 12 times more Vitamin A RAE than Flatfish. Bluefish has 138µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Flatfish has 12µg.
  • Flatfish contains less Cholesterol.

Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, flatfish (flounder and sole species), cooked, dry heat 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 Iron +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains more Copper +195.7%
Contains more Manganese +58.8%
Contains more Selenium +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 309
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 9% 16% 133% 18% 48% 11% 8% 3% 178%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Zinc +166.7%
Contains more Copper +195.7%
Contains more Manganese +58.8%
Contains more Selenium +43.6%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 309

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 +1140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +467.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +374.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
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% 16% 105% 0% 7% 6% 24% 14% 27% 5% 164% 44% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +288%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +467.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +374.8%
Contains more Folate +200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +68.6%
Contains more Fats +129.5%
Contains more Other +386.7%
Contains more Water +29.5%
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
15% 2% 81%
Protein: 15.24 g
Fats: 2.37 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.11 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Protein +68.6%
Contains more Fats +129.5%
Contains more Other +386.7%
Contains more Water +29.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +249.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +195.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.8%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
33% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.657 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.459 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +249.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +195.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bluefish Flatfish
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Bluefish Flatfish Opinion
Protein 25.69g 15.24g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 2.37g Bluefish
Calories 159kcal 86kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 25mg Flatfish
Iron 0.62mg 0.23mg Bluefish
Magnesium 42mg 22mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 309mg Flatfish
Potassium 477mg 197mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 363mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 0.39mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.023mg Bluefish
Manganese 0.027mg 0.017mg Bluefish
Selenium 46.8µg 32.6µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 37IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 12µg Bluefish
Vitamin E 0.77mg Flatfish
Vitamin D 139IU Flatfish
Vitamin D 3.5µg Flatfish
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.026mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.025mg Bluefish
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 1.278mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.227mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.115mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 6µg Flatfish
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 1.31µg Bluefish
Choline 79.9mg Flatfish
Vitamin K 0.1µg Flatfish
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.197mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 0.719mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 0.754mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.335mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 1.561mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.56mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.624mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 0.8mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.374mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 56mg Flatfish
Trans Fat 0.014g Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.542g Flatfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.132g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.168g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.034g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.657g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.459g Bluefish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g Flatfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Flatfish
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
88%
Bluefish
32%
Flatfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
43%
Flatfish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flatfish
Flatfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flatfish
Flatfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.63g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 286mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bluefish
Bluefish 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. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Flatfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174197/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.