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Drum fish vs. Smelt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Drum fish and Smelt

  • Drum fish has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Smelt is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Smelt covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 69% more than Drum fish.
  • Smelt contains 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Drum fish. Drum fish contains 0.081mg of Vitamin B1, while Smelt contains 0.01mg.
  • Smelt has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, smelt, rainbow, 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.
Contains more Copper +66.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -19.8%
Contains more Zinc +149.4%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Calcium - 77
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Potassium - 372
Equal in Manganese - 0.9
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 24% 44% 28% 127% 33% 11% 58% 60% 118% 256%
Contains more Copper +66.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -19.8%
Contains more Zinc +149.4%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Equal in Calcium - 77
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Potassium - 372
Equal in Manganese - 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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Smelt
Contains more Vitamin A +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +710%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +71.9%
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 4% 0% 0% 0% 3% 34% 34% 45% 40% 4% 497% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +710%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.5%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +71.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +103.9%
Contains more Other +504%
Equal in Protein - 22.6
Equal in Water - 72.79
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
23% 3% 73%
Protein: 22.6 g
Fats: 3.1 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.79 g
Other: 1.51 g
Contains more Fats +103.9%
Contains more Other +504%
Equal in Protein - 22.6
Equal in Water - 72.79

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +241.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.6%
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
23% 32% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.579 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.822 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.135 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +241.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.6%

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 Smelt
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Smelt Opinion
Protein 22.49g 22.6g Smelt
Fats 6.32g 3.1g Drum fish
Calories 153kcal 124kcal Drum fish
Calcium 77mg 77mg
Iron 1.15mg 1.15mg
Magnesium 38mg 38mg
Phosphorus 231mg 295mg Smelt
Potassium 353mg 372mg Smelt
Sodium 96mg 77mg Smelt
Zinc 0.85mg 2.12mg Smelt
Copper 0.297mg 0.178mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.9mg Smelt
Selenium 16.2µg 46.8µg Smelt
Vitamin A 196IU 58IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 17µg Drum fish
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Drum fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.01mg Drum fish
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.146mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 1.766mg Drum fish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.74mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.17mg Drum fish
Folate 17µg 5µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 3.97µg Smelt
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.253mg Smelt
Threonine 0.986mg 0.991mg Smelt
Isoleucine 1.036mg 1.041mg Smelt
Leucine 1.828mg 1.837mg Smelt
Lysine 2.065mg 2.076mg Smelt
Methionine 0.666mg 0.669mg Smelt
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 0.882mg Smelt
Valine 1.159mg 1.164mg Smelt
Histidine 0.662mg 0.665mg Smelt
Cholesterol 82mg 90mg Drum fish
Saturated Fat 1.434g 0.579g Smelt
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g 0.536g Smelt
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.353g Smelt
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g 0.023g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g 0.822g Drum fish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g 1.135g Drum fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drum fish Smelt
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
50%
Smelt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
75%
Smelt

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Smelt
Smelt contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smelt
Smelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.855g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Smelt
Smelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
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. Smelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175147/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.