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Fish sticks vs. Mozzarella cheese sticks — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fish sticks and Mozzarella cheese sticks different?

  • Fish sticks are richer in Vitamin E , while Mozzarella cheese sticks are higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Manganese.
  • Fish sticks covers your daily need of Vitamin E 41% more than Mozzarella cheese sticks.

Fish, fish sticks, frozen, prepared and DENNY'S, mozzarella cheese sticks 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 Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.1%
Contains more Calcium +1968.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.4%
Contains more Zinc +371.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Manganese +99.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.84
Equal in Selenium - 16.2
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 100% 32% 15% 154% 11% 132% 54% 23% 48% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.1%
Contains more Calcium +1968.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.4%
Contains more Zinc +371.4%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Manganese +99.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.84
Equal in Selenium - 16.2

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 E +829.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +440.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
Equal in Folate - 26
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.95
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 21% 15% 0% 0% 38% 60% 19% 23% 20% 20% 119% 0% 64%
Contains more Vitamin E +829.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +440.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
Equal in Folate - 26
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.95

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +31.5%
Contains more Protein +23.2%
Contains more Fats +10.1%
Contains more Carbs +25.7%
Contains more Other +132.5%
11% 16% 22% 50%
Protein: 11.01 g
Fats: 16.23 g
Carbs: 21.66 g
Water: 49.5 g
Other: 1.6 g
14% 18% 27% 38% 4%
Protein: 13.56 g
Fats: 17.87 g
Carbs: 27.22 g
Water: 37.63 g
Other: 3.72 g
Contains more Water +31.5%
Contains more Protein +23.2%
Contains more Fats +10.1%
Contains more Carbs +25.7%
Contains more Other +132.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34.3%
25% 22% 53%
Saturated Fat: 3.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.193 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.824 g
41% 27% 32%
Saturated Fat: 6.643 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.287 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.104 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +110%
Contains more Fructose +100%
Contains more Lactose +875%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Starch - 21.67
Equal in Maltose - 0.6
92% 3% 3%
Starch: 20.46 g
Sucrose: 0.56 g
Glucose: 0.3 g
Fructose: 0.1 g
Lactose: 0.12 g
Maltose: 0.58 g
Galactose: 0 g
88% 3% 5% 2%
Starch: 21.67 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.63 g
Fructose: 0.2 g
Lactose: 1.17 g
Maltose: 0.6 g
Galactose: 0.23 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +110%
Contains more Fructose +100%
Contains more Lactose +875%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Equal in Starch - 21.67
Equal in Maltose - 0.6

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 Mozzarella cheese sticks
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sticks Mozzarella cheese sticks Opinion
Net carbs 20.16g 25.62g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Protein 11.01g 13.56g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Fats 16.23g 17.87g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Carbs 21.66g 27.22g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Calories 277kcal 324kcal Mozzarella cheese sticks
Starch 20.46g 21.67g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Fructose 0.1g 0.2g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Sugar 1.65g 2.83g Fish sticks
Fiber 1.5g 1.6g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Calcium 16mg 331mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Iron 0.84mg 0.84mg
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Fish sticks
Phosphorus 191mg 358mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Potassium 185mg 121mg Fish sticks
Sodium 402mg 1008mg Fish sticks
Zinc 0.42mg 1.98mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Copper 0.059mg 0.067mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Manganese 0.182mg 0.363mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Selenium 15.7µg 16.2µg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin A 18IU 343IU Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 96µg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin E 6.88mg 0.74mg Fish sticks
Vitamin D 1IU Fish sticks
Vitamin B1 0.122mg 0.15mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.257mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin B3 1.536mg 0.98mg Fish sticks
Vitamin B5 0.272mg 0.38mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.084mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Folate 24µg 26µg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Vitamin B12 0.96µg 0.95µg Fish sticks
Choline 42.8mg Fish sticks
Vitamin K 4.7µg 25.4µg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Tryptophan 0.122mg 0.175mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Threonine 0.372mg 0.472mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Isoleucine 0.429mg 0.718mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Leucine 0.852mg 1.468mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Lysine 0.795mg 1.211mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Methionine 0.296mg 0.411mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Phenylalanine 0.47mg 0.811mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Valine 0.5mg 0.934mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Histidine 0.23mg 0.441mg Mozzarella cheese sticks
Cholesterol 28mg 32mg Fish sticks
Trans Fat 0.124g 0.372g Fish sticks
Saturated Fat 3.733g 6.643g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - DHA 0.088g 0g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - EPA 0.05g 0.003g Fish sticks
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0.006g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Monounsaturated Fat 3.193g 4.287g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Polyunsaturated fat 7.824g 5.104g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.003g 0.006g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 7.289g 4.306g Fish sticks
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g 0.045g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Omega-3 - ALA 0.236g 0.524g Mozzarella cheese sticks
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g 0.001g
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0g 0.011g Mozzarella cheese sticks

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fish sticks Mozzarella cheese sticks
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
30%
Mozzarella cheese sticks
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Fish sticks
65%
Mozzarella cheese sticks

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mozzarella cheese sticks
Mozzarella cheese sticks is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella cheese sticks
Mozzarella cheese sticks is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks contains less Sodium (difference - 606mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fish sticks
Fish sticks is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.91g)
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. Mozzarella cheese sticks - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168076/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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