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Cod vs. Drum fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cod and Drum fish

  • Cod has more Selenium, while Drum fish has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Drum fish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 53% higher.
  • Drum fish contains 2 times less Selenium than Cod. Cod contains 37.6µg of Selenium, while Drum fish contains 16.2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Cod is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, cod, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Fish, drum, freshwater, 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.
Cod
3
:
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Selenium +132.1%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Copper +725%
Contains more Manganese +4385%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 19% 30% 60% 22% 11% 16% 12% 3% 206%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Selenium +132.1%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Copper +725%
Contains more Manganese +4385%
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.
Cod
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +317%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 17% 36% 4% 22% 19% 48% 11% 66% 6% 132% 46% 1%
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% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +317%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cod
3
:
Contains more Other +56%
Contains more Fats +634.9%
Equal in Protein - 22.49
Equal in Water - 70.94
23% 76%
Protein: 22.83 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 0.39 g
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
Contains more Other +56%
Contains more Fats +634.9%
Equal in Protein - 22.49
Equal in Water - 70.94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Cod
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2163.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +406.5%
29% 21% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.168 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.292 g
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2163.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +406.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod Drum fish Opinion
Protein 22.83g 22.49g Cod
Fats 0.86g 6.32g Drum fish
Calories 105kcal 153kcal Drum fish
Calcium 14mg 77mg Drum fish
Iron 0.49mg 1.15mg Drum fish
Magnesium 42mg 38mg Cod
Phosphorus 138mg 231mg Drum fish
Potassium 244mg 353mg Drum fish
Sodium 78mg 96mg Cod
Zinc 0.58mg 0.85mg Drum fish
Copper 0.036mg 0.297mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.02mg 0.897mg Drum fish
Selenium 37.6µg 16.2µg Cod
Vitamin A 47IU 196IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 59µg Drum fish
Vitamin E 0.81mg Cod
Vitamin D 46IU Cod
Vitamin D 1.2µg Cod
Vitamin C 1mg 1mg
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.081mg Cod
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 0.207mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.513mg 2.862mg Drum fish
Vitamin B5 0.18mg 0.865mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.346mg Drum fish
Folate 8µg 17µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 1.05µg 2.31µg Drum fish
Choline 83.7mg Cod
Vitamin K 0.1µg Cod
Tryptophan 0.256mg 0.252mg Cod
Threonine 1.001mg 0.986mg Cod
Isoleucine 1.052mg 1.036mg Cod
Leucine 1.856mg 1.828mg Cod
Lysine 2.097mg 2.065mg Cod
Methionine 0.676mg 0.666mg Cod
Phenylalanine 0.891mg 0.878mg Cod
Valine 1.176mg 1.159mg Cod
Histidine 0.672mg 0.662mg Cod
Cholesterol 55mg 82mg Cod
Saturated Fat 0.168g 1.434g Cod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.154g 0.368g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0.295g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.013g 0.185g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.124g 2.807g Drum fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.292g 1.479g Drum fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod Drum fish
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%
Cod
44%
Drum fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Cod
56%
Drum fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Drum fish
Drum fish is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.266g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171956/nutrients
  2. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/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.