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Crayfish vs. Herring — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Crayfish and Herring?

  • Crayfish is richer in Copper, and Manganese, yet Herring is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Herring's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 458% higher.
  • Crayfish has 13 times more Manganese than Herring. Crayfish has 0.522mg of Manganese, while Herring has 0.04mg.
  • Herring contains less Cholesterol.

We used Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, wild, cooked, moist heat and Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -18.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.6%
Contains more Copper +480.5%
Contains more Manganese +1205%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +41.6%
Contains more Selenium +27.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 32% 24% 116% 27% 13% 48% 229% 69% 201%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 53% 30% 130% 37% 15% 35% 40% 6% 256%
Contains less Sodium -18.3%
Contains more Zinc +38.6%
Contains more Copper +480.5%
Contains more Manganese +1205%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +41.6%
Contains more Selenium +27.5%

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 C +28.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +511.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.37
Equal in Choline - 83.3
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 30% 0% 3% 13% 20% 43% 35% 18% 33% 269% 45% 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 8% 28% 162% 3% 28% 69% 78% 45% 81% 9% 1643% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +357.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +511.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.37
Equal in Choline - 83.3
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +23.7%
Contains more Other +118%
Contains more Protein +37.3%
Contains more Fats +865.8%
17% 79% 3%
Protein: 16.77 g
Fats: 1.2 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.37 g
Other: 2.66 g
23% 12% 64%
Protein: 23.03 g
Fats: 11.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.16 g
Other: 1.22 g
Contains more Water +23.7%
Contains more Other +118%
Contains more Protein +37.3%
Contains more Fats +865.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1863.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +645.2%
23% 31% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.181 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.244 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.367 g
26% 47% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.615 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.79 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.735 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1863.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +645.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crayfish Herring Opinion
Protein 16.77g 23.03g Herring
Fats 1.2g 11.59g Herring
Calories 82kcal 203kcal Herring
Calcium 60mg 74mg Herring
Iron 0.83mg 1.41mg Herring
Magnesium 33mg 41mg Herring
Phosphorus 270mg 303mg Herring
Potassium 296mg 419mg Herring
Sodium 94mg 115mg Crayfish
Zinc 1.76mg 1.27mg Crayfish
Copper 0.685mg 0.118mg Crayfish
Manganese 0.522mg 0.04mg Crayfish
Selenium 36.7µg 46.8µg Herring
Vitamin A 50IU 120IU Herring
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 36µg Herring
Vitamin E 1.5mg 1.37mg Crayfish
Vitamin D 0IU 214IU Herring
Vitamin D 0µg 5.4µg Herring
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0.7mg Crayfish
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.112mg Herring
Vitamin B2 0.085mg 0.299mg Herring
Vitamin B3 2.28mg 4.124mg Herring
Vitamin B5 0.58mg 0.74mg Herring
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.348mg Herring
Folate 44µg 12µg Crayfish
Vitamin B12 2.15µg 13.14µg Herring
Choline 80.9mg 83.3mg Herring
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.234mg 0.258mg Herring
Threonine 0.676mg 1.01mg Herring
Isoleucine 0.811mg 1.061mg Herring
Leucine 1.329mg 1.872mg Herring
Lysine 1.457mg 2.115mg Herring
Methionine 0.472mg 0.682mg Herring
Phenylalanine 0.706mg 0.899mg Herring
Valine 0.786mg 1.187mg Herring
Histidine 0.341mg 0.678mg Herring
Cholesterol 133mg 77mg Herring
Saturated Fat 0.181g 2.615g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.047g 1.105g Herring
Omega-3 - EPA 0.119g 0.909g Herring
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.071g Herring
Monounsaturated Fat 0.244g 4.79g Herring
Polyunsaturated fat 0.367g 2.735g Herring

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Crayfish Herring
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
39%
Crayfish
169%
Herring
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
77%
Crayfish
62%
Herring

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Herring
Herring is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crayfish
Crayfish contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.434g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 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 ($)

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. Crayfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174207/nutrients
  2. Herring - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175117/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.