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Croaker vs. Anchovy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Croaker and Anchovy

  • Croaker has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, however, Anchovy is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Croaker's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 62% more.
  • Croaker contains 3 times more Sodium than Anchovy. Croaker contains 348mg of Sodium, while Anchovy contains 104mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, anchovy, european, raw.

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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 +24.7%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +359.4%
Contains more Iron +277.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Zinc +230.8%
Contains more Copper +224.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Selenium - 36.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 33% 30% 93% 30% 46% 15% 22% 11% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Manganese +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +359.4%
Contains more Iron +277.9%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Zinc +230.8%
Contains more Copper +224.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Selenium - 36.5

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 A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 0% 23% 30% 81% 45% 60% 26% 263% 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 3% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Folate +277.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +238.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +226.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +161.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +27.1%
Contains more Protein +11.8%
Contains more Water +22.8%
18% 13% 8% 60% 2%
Protein: 18.2 g
Fats: 12.67 g
Carbs: 7.54 g
Water: 59.76 g
Other: 1.83 g
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Fats +161.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +27.1%
Contains more Protein +11.8%
Contains more Water +22.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +78.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.1%
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +350.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +78.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Croaker Anchovy Opinion
Net carbs 7.14g 0g Croaker
Protein 18.2g 20.35g Anchovy
Fats 12.67g 4.84g Croaker
Carbs 7.54g 0g Croaker
Calories 221kcal 131kcal Croaker
Fiber 0.4g 0g Croaker
Calcium 32mg 147mg Anchovy
Iron 0.86mg 3.25mg Anchovy
Magnesium 42mg 41mg Croaker
Phosphorus 217mg 174mg Croaker
Potassium 340mg 383mg Anchovy
Sodium 348mg 104mg Anchovy
Zinc 0.52mg 1.72mg Anchovy
Copper 0.065mg 0.211mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.08mg 0.07mg Croaker
Selenium 38.8µg 36.5µg Croaker
Vitamin A 75IU 50IU Croaker
Vitamin A RAE 23µg 15µg Croaker
Vitamin E 0.57mg Anchovy
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.055mg Croaker
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.256mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 14.024mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.645mg Croaker
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.143mg Croaker
Folate 34µg 9µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 0.62µg Croaker
Vitamin K 0.1µg Anchovy
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.228mg Anchovy
Threonine 0.788mg 0.892mg Anchovy
Isoleucine 0.847mg 0.938mg Anchovy
Leucine 1.48mg 1.654mg Anchovy
Lysine 1.571mg 1.869mg Anchovy
Methionine 0.525mg 0.602mg Anchovy
Phenylalanine 0.742mg 0.794mg Anchovy
Valine 0.947mg 1.048mg Anchovy
Histidine 0.525mg 0.599mg Anchovy
Cholesterol 84mg 60mg Anchovy
Saturated Fat 3.476g 1.282g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DHA 0.089g 0.911g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.113g 0.538g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.029g Croaker
Monounsaturated Fat 5.32g 1.182g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 1.637g Croaker

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Croaker Anchovy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
41%
Croaker
39%
Anchovy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Croaker
64%
Anchovy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Croaker
Croaker is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 244mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.194g)
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. Croaker - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171957/nutrients
  2. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/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.