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Catfish vs. Mahimahi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Catfish and Mahimahi different?

  • Catfish is richer in Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, while Mahimahi is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Catfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 91% more than Mahimahi.
  • Catfish contains 8 times more Saturated Fat than Mahimahi. Catfish contains 1.586g of Saturated Fat, while Mahimahi contains 0.188g.

Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mahimahi, raw 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 Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Contains more Selenium +268.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.041
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 17% 106% 33% 16% 16% 14% 3% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 43% 22% 62% 37% 12% 13% 14% 2% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +303.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Contains more Selenium +268.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.041

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 B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +363.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
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% 20% 9% 0% 6% 24% 48% 49% 41% 9% 348% 43% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 0% 5% 17% 115% 45% 93% 4% 75% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +363.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +8900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +927.1%
Equal in Protein - 18.5
Equal in Water - 77.55
Equal in Other - 3.25
18% 7% 75%
Protein: 18.44 g
Fats: 7.19 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.65 g
Other: 0 g
19% 78% 3%
Protein: 18.5 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 77.55 g
Other: 3.25 g
Contains more Fats +927.1%
Equal in Protein - 18.5
Equal in Water - 77.55
Equal in Other - 3.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2474.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +720.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.1%
26% 51% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.115 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.354 g
40% 26% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.188 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.121 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.165 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2474.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +720.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Catfish Mahimahi
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Catfish Mahimahi Opinion
Protein 18.44g 18.5g Mahimahi
Fats 7.19g 0.7g Catfish
Calories 144kcal 85kcal Catfish
Calcium 9mg 15mg Mahimahi
Iron 0.28mg 1.13mg Mahimahi
Magnesium 23mg 30mg Mahimahi
Phosphorus 247mg 143mg Catfish
Potassium 366mg 416mg Mahimahi
Sodium 119mg 88mg Mahimahi
Zinc 0.58mg 0.46mg Catfish
Copper 0.039mg 0.041mg Mahimahi
Manganese 0.018mg 0.015mg Catfish
Selenium 9.9µg 36.5µg Mahimahi
Vitamin A 2IU 180IU Mahimahi
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 54µg Mahimahi
Vitamin E 0.97mg Catfish
Vitamin D 10IU Catfish
Vitamin D 0.3µg Catfish
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.02mg Catfish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.07mg Catfish
Vitamin B3 2.548mg 6.1mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B5 0.811mg 0.75mg Catfish
Vitamin B6 0.177mg 0.4mg Mahimahi
Folate 12µg 5µg Catfish
Vitamin B12 2.78µg 0.6µg Catfish
Choline 78.7mg Catfish
Vitamin K 2.5µg Catfish
Tryptophan 0.22mg 0.207mg Catfish
Threonine 0.833mg 0.811mg Catfish
Isoleucine 0.82mg 0.852mg Mahimahi
Leucine 1.396mg 1.504mg Mahimahi
Lysine 1.677mg 1.699mg Mahimahi
Methionine 0.539mg 0.548mg Mahimahi
Phenylalanine 0.735mg 0.722mg Catfish
Valine 0.894mg 0.953mg Mahimahi
Histidine 0.404mg 0.545mg Mahimahi
Cholesterol 66mg 73mg Catfish
Trans Fat 0.063g Mahimahi
Saturated Fat 1.586g 0.188g Mahimahi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.069g 0.088g Mahimahi
Omega-3 - EPA 0.02g 0.02g
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.009g Catfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.115g 0.121g Catfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.354g 0.165g Catfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.049g Catfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Catfish Mahimahi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
46%
Catfish
28%
Mahimahi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Catfish
41%
Mahimahi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.398g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Catfish
Catfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Catfish
Catfish 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. Catfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175166/nutrients
  2. Mahimahi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171959/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.