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Bluefish vs. Orange roughy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bluefish and Orange roughy

  • Bluefish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Potassium, and Zinc, while Orange roughy has more Selenium, and Iron.
  • Bluefish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 240% higher.
  • Orange roughy contains 17 times less Vitamin B5 than Bluefish. Bluefish contains 0.955mg of Vitamin B5, while Orange roughy contains 0.056mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat 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 Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.3%
Contains more Potassium +163.5%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.4%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Manganese +37%
Contains more Selenium +88.7%
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 4% 43% 13% 44% 16% 9% 9% 25% 5% 482%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.3%
Contains more Potassium +163.5%
Contains more Zinc +225%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +82.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.4%
Contains more Copper +10.3%
Contains more Manganese +37%
Contains more Selenium +88.7%

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 +473.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1605.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1223.4%
Contains more Folate +150%
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 5% 38% 0% 0% 12% 15% 35% 4% 16% 4% 59% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +473.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1605.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +592.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1223.4%
Contains more Folate +150%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.5%
Contains more Fats +504.4%
Contains more Other +52.3%
Equal in Water - 66.97
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 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 Protein +13.5%
Contains more Fats +504.4%
Contains more Other +52.3%
Equal in Water - 66.97

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +423.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +638%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
5% 67% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.439 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.184 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +423.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +638%
Contains less Saturated Fat -97.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Orange roughy Opinion
Protein 25.69g 22.64g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 0.9g Bluefish
Calories 159kcal 105kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 11mg Orange roughy
Iron 0.62mg 1.13mg Orange roughy
Magnesium 42mg 18mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 102mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 181mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 69mg Orange roughy
Zinc 1.04mg 0.32mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.075mg Orange roughy
Manganese 0.027mg 0.037mg Orange roughy
Selenium 46.8µg 88.3µg Orange roughy
Vitamin A 459IU 80IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 24µg Bluefish
Vitamin E 1.87mg Orange roughy
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.045mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.063mg Bluefish
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 1.82mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.056mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.067mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 5µg Orange roughy
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 0.47µg Bluefish
Vitamin K 1.1µg Orange roughy
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.23mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 1.03mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 1.058mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.797mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 2.092mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.728mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.869mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 1.083mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.474mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 80mg Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.034g Orange roughy
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.025g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.006g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.001g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.439g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.184g Bluefish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.069g Orange roughy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish 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
88%
Bluefish
14%
Orange roughy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
65%
Orange roughy

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange roughy
Orange roughy contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange roughy
Orange roughy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.138g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in vitamins
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 minerals?
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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. 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.