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Drum fish vs. Croaker — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drum fish and Croaker?

  • Drum fish is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Croaker is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Croaker's daily need coverage for Selenium is 41% higher.
  • Drum fish has 11 times more Manganese than Croaker. Drum fish has 0.897mg of Manganese, while Croaker has 0.08mg.
  • Drum fish contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried 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 more Calcium +140.6%
Contains more Iron +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.5%
Contains more Copper +356.9%
Contains more Manganese +1021.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +139.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Equal in Potassium - 340
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 43% 27% 99% 31% 13% 23% 99% 117% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.6% 32% 30% 93% 30% 45% 14% 22% 10% 212%
Contains more Calcium +140.6%
Contains more Iron +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.4%
Contains more Zinc +63.5%
Contains more Copper +356.9%
Contains more Manganese +1021.3%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Selenium +139.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Equal in Potassium - 340

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 +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.1
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% 3.3% 20% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 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 4.5% 0% 0% 0% 23% 30% 81% 44% 60% 26% 263% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Contains more Fats +100.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +632%
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
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
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Water +18.7%
Contains more Fats +100.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +632%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97.2%
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +97.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drum fish Croaker Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.14g Croaker
Protein 22.49g 18.2g Drum fish
Fats 6.32g 12.67g Croaker
Carbs 0g 7.54g Croaker
Calories 153kcal 221kcal Croaker
Fiber 0g 0.4g Croaker
Calcium 77mg 32mg Drum fish
Iron 1.15mg 0.86mg Drum fish
Magnesium 38mg 42mg Croaker
Phosphorus 231mg 217mg Drum fish
Potassium 353mg 340mg Drum fish
Sodium 96mg 348mg Drum fish
Zinc 0.85mg 0.52mg Drum fish
Copper 0.297mg 0.065mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.08mg Drum fish
Selenium 16.2µg 38.8µg Croaker
Vitamin A 196IU 75IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 23µg Drum fish
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Drum fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.09mg Croaker
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.13mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 4.3mg Croaker
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.74mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.26mg Drum fish
Folate 17µg 34µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 2.1µg Drum fish
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.208mg Drum fish
Threonine 0.986mg 0.788mg Drum fish
Isoleucine 1.036mg 0.847mg Drum fish
Leucine 1.828mg 1.48mg Drum fish
Lysine 2.065mg 1.571mg Drum fish
Methionine 0.666mg 0.525mg Drum fish
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 0.742mg Drum fish
Valine 1.159mg 0.947mg Drum fish
Histidine 0.662mg 0.525mg Drum fish
Cholesterol 82mg 84mg Drum fish
Saturated Fat 1.434g 3.476g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g 0.089g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.113g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g 0.079g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g 5.32g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g 2.917g Croaker

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drum fish Croaker
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
44%
Drum fish
41%
Croaker
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
50%
Croaker

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Drum fish
Drum fish contains less Sodium (difference - 252mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.042g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/nutrients
  2. Croaker - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171957/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.