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Bass vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bass and Mussel

  • Bass has more Vitamin B6, however Mussel is higher in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Folate, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mussel covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 816% more than Bass.
  • Bass has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Mussel. While Bass has 0.346mg of Vitamin B6, Mussel has only 0.1mg.
  • Mussel has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Bass
3
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5
Mussel
Contains more Potassium +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +423.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 252% 10% 24% 27% 50% 73% 123% 49%
Contains more Potassium +22.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.2%
Contains more Iron +522.2%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +423.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Bass
1
:
8
Mussel
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1035.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444.2%
Contains more Folate +660%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 19% 0% 0% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 3000% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1035.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444.2%
Contains more Folate +660%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Bass
286
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
32
Bass
76
Mussel

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
136%
Bass
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
7%
Mussel
Fats
14%
Bass
21%
Mussel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bass Mussel
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Bass Mussel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 281mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bass
Bass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bass
Bass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bass Mussel Opinion
Calories 124 172 Mussel
Protein 22.73 23.8 Mussel
Fats 2.99 4.48 Mussel
Vitamin C 0 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 0 7.39 Mussel
Cholesterol 103 56 Mussel
Vitamin D
Iron 1.08 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 19 33 Mussel
Potassium 328 268 Bass
Magnesium 51 37 Bass
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0.51 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 254 285 Mussel
Sodium 88 369 Bass
Vitamin A 104 304 Mussel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 2.558 3 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.346 0.1 Bass
Vitamin B12 4.41 24 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folate 10 76 Mussel
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.65 0.85 Bass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.846 1.014 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.005 1.212 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.255 0.267 Mussel
Threonine 0.997 1.025 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.047 1.036 Bass
Leucine 1.848 1.676 Bass
Lysine 2.088 1.779 Bass
Methionine 0.673 0.537 Bass
Phenylalanine 0.887 0.853 Bass
Valine 1.171 1.04 Bass
Histidine 0.669 0.457 Bass
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/nutrients
  2. Mussel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/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.