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Carp vs. Sablefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Carp and Sablefish?

  • Carp is higher in Phosphorus, and Zinc, however, Sablefish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Sablefish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 56% more.
  • Sablefish contains 5 times less Zinc than Carp. Carp contains 1.9mg of Zinc, while Sablefish contains 0.41mg.
  • Sablefish has less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sablefish, cooked, dry heat types 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.
Carp
6
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Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +147%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Zinc +363.4%
Contains more Copper +160.7%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +86.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.64
Equal in Potassium - 459
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 14% 62% 51% 93% 41% 10% 12% 10% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +147%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Zinc +363.4%
Contains more Copper +160.7%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +86.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.64
Equal in Potassium - 459

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 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 17
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.44
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 21% 0% 0% 0% 31% 27% 97% 52% 80% 13% 180% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 17
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.44

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carp
2
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Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Fats +173.6%
Equal in Water - 62.85
Equal in Other - 0.34
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
17% 20% 63%
Protein: 17.19 g
Fats: 19.62 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.85 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Water +10.8%
Contains more Fats +173.6%
Equal in Water - 62.85
Equal in Other - 0.34

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carp
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -66.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +246%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.7%
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
24% 61% 15%
Saturated Fat: 4.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.328 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.618 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -66.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +246%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carp Sablefish Opinion
Protein 22.86g 17.19g Carp
Fats 7.17g 19.62g Sablefish
Calories 162kcal 250kcal Sablefish
Calcium 52mg 45mg Carp
Iron 1.59mg 1.64mg Sablefish
Magnesium 38mg 71mg Sablefish
Phosphorus 531mg 215mg Carp
Potassium 427mg 459mg Sablefish
Sodium 63mg 72mg Carp
Zinc 1.9mg 0.41mg Carp
Copper 0.073mg 0.028mg Carp
Manganese 0.05mg 0.019mg Carp
Selenium 16.2µg 46.8µg Sablefish
Vitamin A 32IU 338IU Sablefish
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 102µg Sablefish
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.122mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.115mg Sablefish
Vitamin B3 2.1mg 5.128mg Sablefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.346mg Sablefish
Folate 17µg 17µg
Vitamin B12 1.47µg 1.44µg Carp
Tryptophan 0.256mg 0.193mg Carp
Threonine 1.002mg 0.754mg Carp
Isoleucine 1.054mg 0.792mg Carp
Leucine 1.858mg 1.397mg Carp
Lysine 2.1mg 1.579mg Carp
Methionine 0.677mg 0.509mg Carp
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.671mg Carp
Valine 1.178mg 0.886mg Carp
Histidine 0.673mg 0.506mg Carp
Cholesterol 84mg 63mg Sablefish
Saturated Fat 1.388g 4.099g Carp
Omega-3 - DHA 0.146g 0.92g Sablefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.305g 0.867g Sablefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.105g 0.216g Sablefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.985g 10.328g Sablefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.835g 2.618g Sablefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carp Sablefish
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
38%
Sablefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Carp
55%
Sablefish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sablefish
Sablefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carp
Carp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.711g)
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 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.
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. Sablefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174240/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.