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Croaker vs. Drum fish raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Croaker and Drum fish raw

  • Croaker has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however, Drum fish raw is higher in Manganese, and Copper.
  • Croaker covers your daily Selenium needs 48% more than Drum fish raw.
  • Drum fish raw contains 5 times less Sodium than Croaker. Croaker contains 348mg of Sodium, while Drum fish raw contains 75mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried and Fish, drum, freshwater, 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 Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.6%
Contains more Selenium +207.9%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.9%
Contains more Copper +256.9%
Contains more Manganese +775%
Equal in Iron - 0.9
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 18% 34% 22% 78% 25% 10% 19% 78% 92% 69%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.6%
Contains more Selenium +207.9%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.9%
Contains more Copper +256.9%
Contains more Manganese +775%
Equal in Iron - 0.9

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 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Folate +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2
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 11% 0% 0% 4% 18% 40% 45% 45% 70% 12% 251% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83%
Contains more Folate +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +157%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +815%
Contains more Water +29.4%
Equal in Protein - 17.54
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
18% 5% 77%
Protein: 17.54 g
Fats: 4.93 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 77.33 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +157%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +815%
Contains more Water +29.4%
Equal in Protein - 17.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.8%
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.154 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Croaker Drum fish raw
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Drum fish raw Opinion
Net carbs 7.14g 0g Croaker
Protein 18.2g 17.54g Croaker
Fats 12.67g 4.93g Croaker
Carbs 7.54g 0g Croaker
Calories 221kcal 119kcal Croaker
Fiber 0.4g 0g Croaker
Calcium 32mg 60mg Drum fish raw
Iron 0.86mg 0.9mg Drum fish raw
Magnesium 42mg 30mg Croaker
Phosphorus 217mg 180mg Croaker
Potassium 340mg 275mg Croaker
Sodium 348mg 75mg Drum fish raw
Zinc 0.52mg 0.66mg Drum fish raw
Copper 0.065mg 0.232mg Drum fish raw
Manganese 0.08mg 0.7mg Drum fish raw
Selenium 38.8µg 12.6µg Croaker
Vitamin A 75IU 170IU Drum fish raw
Vitamin A RAE 23µg 51µg Drum fish raw
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Drum fish raw
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.07mg Croaker
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.17mg Drum fish raw
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 2.35mg Croaker
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.75mg Drum fish raw
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.3mg Drum fish raw
Folate 34µg 15µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 2µg Croaker
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.196mg Croaker
Threonine 0.788mg 0.769mg Croaker
Isoleucine 0.847mg 0.808mg Croaker
Leucine 1.48mg 1.425mg Croaker
Lysine 1.571mg 1.611mg Drum fish raw
Methionine 0.525mg 0.519mg Croaker
Phenylalanine 0.742mg 0.685mg Croaker
Valine 0.947mg 0.904mg Croaker
Histidine 0.525mg 0.516mg Croaker
Cholesterol 84mg 64mg Drum fish raw
Saturated Fat 3.476g 1.119g Drum fish raw
Omega-3 - DHA 0.089g 0.287g Drum fish raw
Omega-3 - EPA 0.113g 0.23g Drum fish raw
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.144g Drum fish raw
Monounsaturated Fat 5.32g 2.19g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 1.154g Croaker

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Croaker Drum fish raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
41%
Croaker
38%
Drum fish raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Croaker
44%
Drum fish raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Drum fish raw
Drum fish raw contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Drum fish raw
Drum fish raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drum fish raw
Drum fish raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.357g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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 ($)
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. Drum fish raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171960/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.