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Fish sticks vs. Croaker — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fish sticks and Croaker different?

  • Croaker is higher than Fish sticks in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Croaker covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 48% more than Fish sticks.
  • Fish sticks contain 4 times more Fiber than Croaker. Fish sticks contain 1.5g of Fiber, while Croaker contains 0.4g.
  • Fish sticks are lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, fish sticks, frozen, prepared and Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried 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 Manganese +127.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Selenium +147.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.86
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 32% 18% 82% 17% 53% 12% 20% 24% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 33% 30% 93% 30% 46% 15% 22% 11% 212%
Contains more Manganese +127.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains less Sodium -13.4%
Contains more Zinc +23.8%
Contains more Copper +10.2%
Contains more Selenium +147.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.86

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +118.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 138% 0% 0% 31% 27% 29% 17% 18% 18% 120% 24% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 0% 23% 30% 81% 45% 60% 26% 263% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +118.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +28.1%
Contains more Carbs +187.3%
Contains more Protein +65.3%
Contains more Water +20.7%
Contains more Other +14.4%
11% 16% 22% 50%
Protein: 11.01 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 21.66 g
Water: 49.5 g
Other: 1.6 g
18% 13% 8% 60% 2%
Protein: 18.2 g
Fats: 12.67 g
Carbs: 7.54 g
Water: 59.76 g
Other: 1.83 g
Contains more Fats +28.1%
Contains more Carbs +187.3%
Contains more Protein +65.3%
Contains more Water +20.7%
Contains more Other +14.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.476
25% 22% 53%
Saturated Fat: 3.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.193 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.824 g
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 3.476

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sticks Croaker Opinion
Net carbs 20.16g 7.14g Fish sticks
Protein 11.01g 18.2g Croaker
Fats 16.23g 12.67g Fish sticks
Carbs 21.66g 7.54g Fish sticks
Calories 277kcal 221kcal Fish sticks
Starch 20.46g Fish sticks
Fructose 0.1g Fish sticks
Sugar 1.65g Croaker
Fiber 1.5g 0.4g Fish sticks
Calcium 16mg 32mg Croaker
Iron 0.84mg 0.86mg Croaker
Magnesium 25mg 42mg Croaker
Phosphorus 191mg 217mg Croaker
Potassium 185mg 340mg Croaker
Sodium 402mg 348mg Croaker
Zinc 0.42mg 0.52mg Croaker
Copper 0.059mg 0.065mg Croaker
Manganese 0.182mg 0.08mg Fish sticks
Selenium 15.7µg 38.8µg Croaker
Vitamin A 18IU 75IU Croaker
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 23µg Croaker
Vitamin E 6.88mg Fish sticks
Vitamin D 1IU Fish sticks
Vitamin B1 0.122mg 0.09mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.13mg Croaker
Vitamin B3 1.536mg 4.3mg Croaker
Vitamin B5 0.272mg 0.74mg Croaker
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.26mg Croaker
Folate 24µg 34µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 0.96µg 2.1µg Croaker
Choline 42.8mg Fish sticks
Vitamin K 4.7µg Fish sticks
Tryptophan 0.122mg 0.208mg Croaker
Threonine 0.372mg 0.788mg Croaker
Isoleucine 0.429mg 0.847mg Croaker
Leucine 0.852mg 1.48mg Croaker
Lysine 0.795mg 1.571mg Croaker
Methionine 0.296mg 0.525mg Croaker
Phenylalanine 0.47mg 0.742mg Croaker
Valine 0.5mg 0.947mg Croaker
Histidine 0.23mg 0.525mg Croaker
Cholesterol 28mg 84mg Fish sticks
Trans Fat 0.124g Croaker
Saturated Fat 3.733g 3.476g Croaker
Omega-3 - DHA 0.088g 0.089g Croaker
Omega-3 - EPA 0.05g 0.113g Croaker
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0.079g Croaker
Monounsaturated Fat 3.193g 5.32g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 7.824g 2.917g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 7.289g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - ALA 0.236g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Fish sticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fish sticks Croaker
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
33%
Fish sticks
41%
Croaker
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Fish sticks
50%
Croaker

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Croaker
Croaker is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Croaker
Croaker contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Croaker
Croaker is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.257g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Croaker
Croaker is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Croaker
Croaker is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Fish sticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174195/nutrients
  2. Croaker - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171957/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.