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Eel vs. Grouper fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eel and Grouper fish different?

  • Eel is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Grouper fish is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Eel covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 121% more than Grouper fish.
  • Eel contains 12 times more Vitamin B3 than Grouper fish. Eel contains 4.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Grouper fish contains 0.381mg.
  • Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, eel, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, grouper, mixed species, 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 +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +307.8%
Contains more Manganese +233.3%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +55.2%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%
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 7% 43% 27% 62% 42% 7% 14% 15% 2% 256%
Contains more Calcium +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +307.8%
Contains more Manganese +233.3%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Copper +55.2%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%

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.
Eel
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Contains more Vitamin A +2195.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1077.7%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.5%
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 10% 0% 0% 0% 21% 2% 8% 53% 81% 8% 87% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2195.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1077.7%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1050%
Contains more Other +318%
Contains more Water +23.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.84
24% 15% 59% 2%
Protein: 23.65 g
Fats: 14.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 2.09 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Fats +1050%
Contains more Other +318%
Contains more Water +23.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.84

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3339.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +201.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.1%
22% 69% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.218 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.214 g
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3339.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +201.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eel Grouper fish Opinion
Protein 23.65g 24.84g Grouper fish
Fats 14.95g 1.3g Eel
Calories 236kcal 118kcal Eel
Calcium 26mg 21mg Eel
Iron 0.64mg 1.14mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 26mg 37mg Grouper fish
Phosphorus 277mg 143mg Eel
Potassium 349mg 475mg Grouper fish
Sodium 65mg 53mg Grouper fish
Zinc 2.08mg 0.51mg Eel
Copper 0.029mg 0.045mg Grouper fish
Manganese 0.04mg 0.012mg Eel
Selenium 8.3µg 46.8µg Grouper fish
Vitamin A 3787IU 165IU Eel
Vitamin A RAE 1137µg 50µg Eel
Vitamin C 1.8mg 0mg Eel
Vitamin B1 0.183mg 0.081mg Eel
Vitamin B2 0.051mg 0.006mg Eel
Vitamin B3 4.487mg 0.381mg Eel
Vitamin B5 0.28mg 0.87mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.35mg Grouper fish
Folate 17µg 10µg Eel
Vitamin B12 2.89µg 0.69µg Eel
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.278mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.037mg 1.089mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.145mg Grouper fish
Leucine 1.922mg 2.019mg Grouper fish
Lysine 2.171mg 2.282mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.7mg 0.735mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.923mg 0.97mg Grouper fish
Valine 1.218mg 1.28mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.696mg 0.731mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 161mg 47mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 3.023g 0.299g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.081g 0.213g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.108g 0.035g Eel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.095g 0.017g Eel
Monounsaturated Fat 9.218g 0.268g Eel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.214g 0.403g Eel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Eel Grouper fish
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
60%
Eel
20%
Grouper fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Eel
47%
Grouper fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 114mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.724g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eel
Eel 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 ($)
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.

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. Grouper fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171963/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.