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Drum fish vs. Monkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Drum fish and Monkfish different?

  • Drum fish is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B6, while Monkfish is higher in Selenium.
  • Monkfish covers your daily need of Selenium 56% more than Drum fish.
  • Drum fish contains 29 times more Manganese than Monkfish. Drum fish contains 0.897mg of Manganese, while Monkfish contains 0.031mg.
  • Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

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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 +670%
Contains more Iron +180.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +60.4%
Contains more Copper +725%
Contains more Manganese +2793.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 16% 20% 110% 46% 3% 15% 12% 5% 256%
Contains more Calcium +670%
Contains more Iron +180.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +60.4%
Contains more Copper +725%
Contains more Manganese +2793.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -76%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%

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 A +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.9%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 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% 4% 21% 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 3% 0% 0% 4% 8% 17% 48% 11% 64% 6% 130% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.9%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +21.2%
Contains more Fats +224.1%
Contains more Water +10.7%
Contains more Other +292%
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +21.2%
Contains more Fats +224.1%
Contains more Water +10.7%
Contains more Other +292%

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 Monkfish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drum fish Monkfish Opinion
Protein 22.49g 18.56g Drum fish
Fats 6.32g 1.95g Drum fish
Calories 153kcal 97kcal Drum fish
Calcium 77mg 10mg Drum fish
Iron 1.15mg 0.41mg Drum fish
Magnesium 38mg 27mg Drum fish
Phosphorus 231mg 256mg Monkfish
Potassium 353mg 513mg Monkfish
Sodium 96mg 23mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.85mg 0.53mg Drum fish
Copper 0.297mg 0.036mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.031mg Drum fish
Selenium 16.2µg 46.8µg Monkfish
Vitamin A 196IU 46IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 14µg Drum fish
Vitamin C 1mg 1mg
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.029mg Drum fish
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.073mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 2.558mg Drum fish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.173mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.277mg Drum fish
Folate 17µg 8µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 1.04µg Drum fish
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.208mg Drum fish
Threonine 0.986mg 0.814mg Drum fish
Isoleucine 1.036mg 0.855mg Drum fish
Leucine 1.828mg 1.509mg Drum fish
Lysine 2.065mg 1.705mg Drum fish
Methionine 0.666mg 0.549mg Drum fish
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 0.725mg Drum fish
Valine 1.159mg 0.956mg Drum fish
Histidine 0.662mg 0.547mg Drum fish
Cholesterol 82mg 32mg Monkfish
Saturated Fat 1.434g Monkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g Drum fish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g Drum fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Drum fish Monkfish
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
44%
Drum fish
22%
Monkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
48%
Monkfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.434g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Monkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171996/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.