Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Eel vs. Drum fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Eel and Drum fish

  • Eel has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Zinc, while Drum fish has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Eel's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 120% higher.
  • Drum fish contains 2 times less Zinc than Eel. Eel contains 2.08mg of Zinc, while Drum fish contains 0.85mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Drum fish is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, eel, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat.

Infographic

Eel vs Drum fish infographic
Infographic link

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.
Eel
3
:
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.7%
Contains more Calcium +196.2%
Contains more Iron +79.7%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +924.1%
Contains more Manganese +2142.5%
Contains more Selenium +95.2%
Equal in Potassium - 353
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 24% 19% 119% 31% 9% 57% 10% 6% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.7%
Contains more Calcium +196.2%
Contains more Iron +79.7%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +924.1%
Contains more Manganese +2142.5%
Contains more Selenium +95.2%
Equal in Potassium - 353

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.
Eel
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1832.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Equal in Folate - 17
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 228% 0% 0% 6% 46% 12% 85% 17% 18% 13% 362% 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 12% 0% 0% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1832.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Equal in Folate - 17

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Eel
3
:
Contains more Fats +136.6%
Contains more Other +736%
Contains more Water +19.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.49
24% 15% 59% 2%
Protein: 23.65 g
Fats: 14.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 2.09 g
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
Contains more Fats +136.6%
Contains more Other +736%
Contains more Water +19.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Eel
1
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +228.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +21.8%
22% 69% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.218 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.214 g
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +228.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +21.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Eel Drum fish
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 Eel Drum fish Opinion
Protein 23.65g 22.49g Eel
Fats 14.95g 6.32g Eel
Calories 236kcal 153kcal Eel
Calcium 26mg 77mg Drum fish
Iron 0.64mg 1.15mg Drum fish
Magnesium 26mg 38mg Drum fish
Phosphorus 277mg 231mg Eel
Potassium 349mg 353mg Drum fish
Sodium 65mg 96mg Eel
Zinc 2.08mg 0.85mg Eel
Copper 0.029mg 0.297mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.04mg 0.897mg Drum fish
Selenium 8.3µg 16.2µg Drum fish
Vitamin A 3787IU 196IU Eel
Vitamin A RAE 1137µg 59µg Eel
Vitamin C 1.8mg 1mg Eel
Vitamin B1 0.183mg 0.081mg Eel
Vitamin B2 0.051mg 0.207mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 4.487mg 2.862mg Eel
Vitamin B5 0.28mg 0.865mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.346mg Drum fish
Folate 17µg 17µg
Vitamin B12 2.89µg 2.31µg Eel
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.252mg Eel
Threonine 1.037mg 0.986mg Eel
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.036mg Eel
Leucine 1.922mg 1.828mg Eel
Lysine 2.171mg 2.065mg Eel
Methionine 0.7mg 0.666mg Eel
Phenylalanine 0.923mg 0.878mg Eel
Valine 1.218mg 1.159mg Eel
Histidine 0.696mg 0.662mg Eel
Cholesterol 161mg 82mg Drum fish
Saturated Fat 3.023g 1.434g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.081g 0.368g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.108g 0.295g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.095g 0.185g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 9.218g 2.807g Eel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.214g 1.479g Drum fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eel Drum fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

People also compare

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
60%
Eel
44%
Drum fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Eel
56%
Drum fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eel
Eel contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.589g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Eel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174194/nutrients
  2. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/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.