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Eel vs. Grouper fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Eel and Grouper fish?

  • Eel is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, yet Grouper fish is higher in Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Eel's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 122% more.
  • Eel has 14 times more Vitamin B3 than Grouper fish. While Eel has 4.487mg of Vitamin B3, Grouper fish has only 0.313mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Grouper fish is lower.

We used Fish, eel, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, grouper, mixed species, raw types 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 Phosphorus +71%
Contains more Zinc +333.3%
Contains more Copper +45%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Iron +39.1%
Contains more Magnesium +19.2%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Selenium +339.8%
Equal in Calcium - 27
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 9% 34% 23% 70% 43% 7% 14% 7% 2% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +71%
Contains more Zinc +333.3%
Contains more Copper +45%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Iron +39.1%
Contains more Magnesium +19.2%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Selenium +339.8%
Equal in Calcium - 27

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 +2548.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +920%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1333.5%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +381.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.6%
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 9% 0% 0% 0% 18% 2% 6% 45% 70% 7% 75% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2548.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +920%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1333.5%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +381.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +1365.7%
Contains more Other +450%
Contains more Water +33.6%
24% 15% 59% 2%
Protein: 23.65 g
Fats: 14.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 2.09 g
19% 79%
Protein: 19.38 g
Fats: 1.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.22 g
Other: 0.38 g
Contains more Protein +22%
Contains more Fats +1365.7%
Contains more Other +450%
Contains more Water +33.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4463.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +278.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.3%
22% 69% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.218 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.214 g
31% 27% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.233 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.202 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.321 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4463.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +278.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.3%

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 19.38g Eel
Fats 14.95g 1.02g Eel
Calories 236kcal 92kcal Eel
Calcium 26mg 27mg Grouper fish
Iron 0.64mg 0.89mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 26mg 31mg Grouper fish
Phosphorus 277mg 162mg Eel
Potassium 349mg 483mg Grouper fish
Sodium 65mg 53mg Grouper fish
Zinc 2.08mg 0.48mg Eel
Copper 0.029mg 0.02mg Eel
Manganese 0.04mg 0.014mg Eel
Selenium 8.3µg 36.5µg Grouper fish
Vitamin A 3787IU 143IU Eel
Vitamin A RAE 1137µg 43µg Eel
Vitamin C 1.8mg 0mg Eel
Vitamin B1 0.183mg 0.07mg Eel
Vitamin B2 0.051mg 0.005mg Eel
Vitamin B3 4.487mg 0.313mg Eel
Vitamin B5 0.28mg 0.75mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.3mg Grouper fish
Folate 17µg 9µg Eel
Vitamin B12 2.89µg 0.6µg Eel
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.217mg Eel
Threonine 1.037mg 0.849mg Eel
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.893mg Eel
Leucine 1.922mg 1.575mg Eel
Lysine 2.171mg 1.779mg Eel
Methionine 0.7mg 0.574mg Eel
Phenylalanine 0.923mg 0.756mg Eel
Valine 1.218mg 0.998mg Eel
Histidine 0.696mg 0.57mg Eel
Cholesterol 161mg 37mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 3.023g 0.233g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.081g 0.22g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.108g 0.027g Eel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.095g 0.01g Eel
Monounsaturated Fat 9.218g 0.202g Eel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.214g 0.321g 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

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
18%
Grouper fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Eel
40%
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 - 124mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.79g)
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/171962/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.