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Carp vs. Mahimahi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Carp and Mahimahi

  • Carp has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, however, Mahimahi is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Mahimahi covers your daily need of Selenium 56% more than Carp.
  • Carp has 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Mahimahi. While Carp has 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, Mahimahi has only 0.023mg.
  • Mahimahi has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mahimahi, 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.
Carp
7
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Contains more Calcium +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.2%
Contains more Zinc +222%
Contains more Copper +37.7%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.45
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 60% 27% 228% 38% 8.2% 52% 24% 6.5% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.7% 54% 27% 78% 47% 15% 16% 18% 2.5% 255%
Contains more Calcium +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +190.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.2%
Contains more Zinc +222%
Contains more Copper +37.7%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.45
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.
Carp
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +508.7%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +113%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.9% 0% 0% 5.3% 35% 16% 39% 52% 51% 13% 184% 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 12% 0% 0% 0% 5.8% 20% 139% 52% 107% 4.5% 86% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +508.7%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +113%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carp
1
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Contains more Fats +696.7%
Contains more Other +1123.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.72
Equal in Water - 71.22
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
24% 71% 4%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.22 g
Other: 4.16 g
Contains more Fats +696.7%
Contains more Other +1123.5%
Equal in Protein - 23.72
Equal in Water - 71.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carp
2
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Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1825.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +769.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.6%
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
40% 26% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.241 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.211 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1825.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +769.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carp Mahimahi Opinion
Protein 22.86g 23.72g Mahimahi
Fats 7.17g 0.9g Carp
Calories 162kcal 109kcal Carp
Calcium 52mg 19mg Carp
Iron 1.59mg 1.45mg Carp
Magnesium 38mg 38mg
Phosphorus 531mg 183mg Carp
Potassium 427mg 533mg Mahimahi
Sodium 63mg 113mg Carp
Zinc 1.9mg 0.59mg Carp
Copper 0.073mg 0.053mg Carp
Manganese 0.05mg 0.019mg Carp
Selenium 16.2µg 46.8µg Mahimahi
Vitamin A 32IU 208IU Mahimahi
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 62µg Mahimahi
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.023mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.085mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B3 2.1mg 7.429mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.462mg Mahimahi
Folate 17µg 6µg Carp
Vitamin B12 1.47µg 0.69µg Carp
Tryptophan 0.256mg 0.266mg Mahimahi
Threonine 1.002mg 1.04mg Mahimahi
Isoleucine 1.054mg 1.093mg Mahimahi
Leucine 1.858mg 1.928mg Mahimahi
Lysine 2.1mg 2.178mg Mahimahi
Methionine 0.677mg 0.702mg Mahimahi
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.926mg Mahimahi
Valine 1.178mg 1.222mg Mahimahi
Histidine 0.673mg 0.698mg Mahimahi
Cholesterol 84mg 94mg Carp
Saturated Fat 1.388g 0.241g Mahimahi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.146g 0.113g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.305g 0.026g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.105g 0.012g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.985g 0.155g Carp
Polyunsaturated fat 1.835g 0.211g Carp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carp Mahimahi
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
31%
Carp
33%
Mahimahi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Carp
52%
Mahimahi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.147g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carp
Carp is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carp
Carp is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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 ($)
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. Carp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174185/nutrients
  2. Mahimahi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171992/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.