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Carp vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carp and Milkfish

  • Carp has more Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, while Milkfish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Milkfish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 75% higher.
  • Milkfish contains 9 times less Vitamin B1 than Carp. Carp contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Milkfish contains 0.016mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Milkfish is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat and Fish, milkfish, 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 Iron +287.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.5%
Contains more Zinc +81%
Contains more Copper +65.9%
Contains more Manganese +92.3%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Selenium - 16.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 60% 28% 228% 38% 9% 52% 25% 7% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Contains more Iron +287.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.3%
Contains more Potassium +14.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.5%
Contains more Zinc +81%
Contains more Copper +65.9%
Contains more Manganese +92.3%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Selenium - 16.2

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +775%
Contains more Vitamin A +240.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 18
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 35% 17% 40% 53% 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 7% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +775%
Contains more Vitamin A +240.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 18

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carp
1
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Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Protein +15.1%
Contains more Fats +20.4%
Contains more Other +611.8%
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +11.2%
Contains more Protein +15.1%
Contains more Fats +20.4%
Contains more Other +611.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carp Milkfish
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Milkfish Opinion
Protein 22.86g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 7.17g 8.63g Milkfish
Calories 162kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 52mg 65mg Milkfish
Iron 1.59mg 0.41mg Carp
Magnesium 38mg 38mg
Phosphorus 531mg 208mg Carp
Potassium 427mg 374mg Carp
Sodium 63mg 92mg Carp
Zinc 1.9mg 1.05mg Carp
Copper 0.073mg 0.044mg Carp
Manganese 0.05mg 0.026mg Carp
Selenium 16.2µg 16.2µg
Vitamin A 32IU 109IU Milkfish
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 33µg Milkfish
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.016mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.069mg Carp
Vitamin B3 2.1mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.488mg Milkfish
Folate 17µg 18µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 1.47µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Tryptophan 0.256mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.002mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.054mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 1.858mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.1mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.677mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 1.178mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.673mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 84mg 67mg Milkfish
Saturated Fat 1.388g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.146g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.305g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.105g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.985g Carp
Polyunsaturated fat 1.835g Carp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carp Milkfish
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
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Carp
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.388g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.