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Croaker vs. Carp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Croaker and Carp

  • Croaker has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3, however, Carp is richer in Phosphorus, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Carp covers your daily Phosphorus needs 45% more than Croaker.
  • Carp has 6 times less Sodium than Croaker. Croaker has 348mg of Sodium, while Carp has 63mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, carp, 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.
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Carp
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Contains more Selenium +139.5%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +84.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.9%
Contains more Zinc +265.4%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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 16% 60% 28% 228% 38% 9% 52% 25% 7% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Manganese +60%
Contains more Selenium +139.5%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +84.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.9%
Contains more Zinc +265.4%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
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.
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Carp
Contains more Vitamin A +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
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 2% 0% 0% 6% 35% 17% 40% 53% 51% 13% 184% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains more Fats +76.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +438.2%
Contains more Protein +25.6%
Contains more Water +16.5%
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
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Fats +76.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +438.2%
Contains more Protein +25.6%
Contains more Water +16.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.1%
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +78.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Croaker Carp
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Croaker Carp Opinion
Net carbs 7.14g 0g Croaker
Protein 18.2g 22.86g Carp
Fats 12.67g 7.17g Croaker
Carbs 7.54g 0g Croaker
Calories 221kcal 162kcal Croaker
Fiber 0.4g 0g Croaker
Calcium 32mg 52mg Carp
Iron 0.86mg 1.59mg Carp
Magnesium 42mg 38mg Croaker
Phosphorus 217mg 531mg Carp
Potassium 340mg 427mg Carp
Sodium 348mg 63mg Carp
Zinc 0.52mg 1.9mg Carp
Copper 0.065mg 0.073mg Carp
Manganese 0.08mg 0.05mg Croaker
Selenium 38.8µg 16.2µg Croaker
Vitamin A 75IU 32IU Croaker
Vitamin A RAE 23µg 10µg Croaker
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.14mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.07mg Croaker
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 2.1mg Croaker
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.87mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.219mg Croaker
Folate 34µg 17µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 1.47µg Croaker
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.256mg Carp
Threonine 0.788mg 1.002mg Carp
Isoleucine 0.847mg 1.054mg Carp
Leucine 1.48mg 1.858mg Carp
Lysine 1.571mg 2.1mg Carp
Methionine 0.525mg 0.677mg Carp
Phenylalanine 0.742mg 0.893mg Carp
Valine 0.947mg 1.178mg Carp
Histidine 0.525mg 0.673mg Carp
Cholesterol 84mg 84mg
Saturated Fat 3.476g 1.388g Carp
Omega-3 - DHA 0.089g 0.146g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.113g 0.305g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.105g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 5.32g 2.985g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 1.835g Croaker

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Croaker Carp
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
31%
Carp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Croaker
55%
Carp

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 285mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carp
Carp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.088g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (84 mg)
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. Carp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174185/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.