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Sardine vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sardine and Whelk?

  • Sardine is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B3, while Whelk is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Whelk's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 383% higher.
  • Whelk has 3 times less Calcium than Sardine. Sardine has 382mg of Calcium, while Whelk has 113mg.

We used Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat types in this comparison.

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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.
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Whelk
Contains more Calcium +238.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.5%
Contains more Iron +244.5%
Contains more Magnesium +341%
Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.9%
Contains more Copper +1007.5%
Contains more Manganese +724.1%
Contains more Selenium +70%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62% 15% 288%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Contains more Calcium +238.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains less Sodium -25.5%
Contains more Iron +244.5%
Contains more Magnesium +341%
Contains more Potassium +74.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.9%
Contains more Copper +1007.5%
Contains more Manganese +724.1%
Contains more Selenium +70%

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.
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Whelk
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +102.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.214
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 41% 7%
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% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +289.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +102.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.214
Equal in Folate - 11

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Fats +1331.3%
Contains more Water +86.3%
Contains more Protein +93.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 4
25% 11% 60% 4%
Protein: 24.62 g
Fats: 11.45 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.61 g
Other: 4.32 g
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
Contains more Fats +1331.3%
Contains more Water +86.3%
Contains more Protein +93.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6808.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11091.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.9%
14% 37% 49%
Saturated Fat: 1.528 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.869 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.148 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +6808.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11091.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sardine Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 24.62g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 11.45g 0.8g Sardine
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 208kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 382mg 113mg Sardine
Iron 2.92mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 39mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 490mg 282mg Sardine
Potassium 397mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 307mg 412mg Sardine
Zinc 1.31mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.186mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.108mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 52.7µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 108IU 162IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 32µg 49µg Whelk
Vitamin E 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.049mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.214mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245mg 1.995mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.4mg Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 10µg 11µg Whelk
Vitamin B12 8.94µg 18.14µg Whelk
Choline 75mg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 1.079mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.134mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 2.001mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 2.26mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.729mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 0.961mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 1.268mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.725mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 142mg 130mg Whelk
Saturated Fat 1.528g 0.062g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.509g 0.012g Sardine
Omega-3 - EPA 0.473g 0.008g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869g 0.056g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148g 0.046g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sardine Whelk
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
124%
Sardine
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
94%
Sardine
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.466g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Whelk
Whelk is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/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.