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Eel vs. Lingcod — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Eel and Lingcod

  • Eel is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, yet Lingcod is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Eel covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 124% more than Lingcod.
  • Eel contains 12 times more Saturated Fat than Lingcod. While Eel contains 3.023g of Saturated Fat, Lingcod contains only 0.255g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, eel, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, lingcod, 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.
Eel
6
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Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +258.6%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 258
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 6% 16% 24% 111% 50% 10% 16% 12% 4% 256%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.5%
Contains more Zinc +258.6%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 258

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +6429.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.9%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%
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 4% 0% 0% 0% 9% 33% 44% 52% 80% 8% 519% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +6429.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.9%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Eel
3
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Contains more Fats +999.3%
Contains more Other +553.1%
Contains more Water +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.64
24% 15% 59% 2%
Protein: 23.65 g
Fats: 14.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 2.09 g
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
Contains more Fats +999.3%
Contains more Other +553.1%
Contains more Water +27.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Eel
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1962.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +217%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.6%
22% 69% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.218 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.214 g
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1962.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +217%
Contains less Saturated Fat -91.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eel Lingcod Opinion
Protein 23.65g 22.64g Eel
Fats 14.95g 1.36g Eel
Calories 236kcal 109kcal Eel
Calcium 26mg 18mg Eel
Iron 0.64mg 0.41mg Eel
Magnesium 26mg 33mg Lingcod
Phosphorus 277mg 258mg Eel
Potassium 349mg 560mg Lingcod
Sodium 65mg 76mg Eel
Zinc 2.08mg 0.58mg Eel
Copper 0.029mg 0.035mg Lingcod
Manganese 0.04mg 0.026mg Eel
Selenium 8.3µg 46.8µg Lingcod
Vitamin A 3787IU 58IU Eel
Vitamin A RAE 1137µg 17µg Eel
Vitamin C 1.8mg 0mg Eel
Vitamin B1 0.183mg 0.035mg Eel
Vitamin B2 0.051mg 0.139mg Lingcod
Vitamin B3 4.487mg 2.314mg Eel
Vitamin B5 0.28mg 0.865mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.346mg Lingcod
Folate 17µg 10µg Eel
Vitamin B12 2.89µg 4.15µg Lingcod
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.254mg Eel
Threonine 1.037mg 0.993mg Eel
Isoleucine 1.09mg 1.043mg Eel
Leucine 1.922mg 1.84mg Eel
Lysine 2.171mg 2.079mg Eel
Methionine 0.7mg 0.67mg Eel
Phenylalanine 0.923mg 0.884mg Eel
Valine 1.218mg 1.166mg Eel
Histidine 0.696mg 0.667mg Eel
Cholesterol 161mg 67mg Lingcod
Saturated Fat 3.023g 0.255g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.081g 0.13g Lingcod
Omega-3 - EPA 0.108g 0.133g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DPA 0.095g 0.018g Eel
Monounsaturated Fat 9.218g 0.447g Eel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.214g 0.383g Eel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Eel Lingcod
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
57%
Lingcod
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Eel
50%
Lingcod

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.768g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eel
Eel contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Lingcod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174235/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.