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Flatfish vs. Carp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Flatfish and Carp different?

  • Flatfish has more Selenium, however, Carp is richer in Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Carp covers your daily need of Phosphorus 32% more than Flatfish.
  • Flatfish has 6 times more Sodium than Carp. Flatfish has 363mg of Sodium, while Carp has 63mg.

Fish, flatfish (flounder and sole species), cooked, dry heat and Fish, carp, cooked, dry heat 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.
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Carp
Contains more Selenium +101.2%
Contains more Calcium +108%
Contains more Iron +591.3%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.8%
Contains more Potassium +116.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Contains more Zinc +387.2%
Contains more Copper +217.4%
Contains more Manganese +194.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 9% 16% 133% 18% 48% 11% 8% 3% 178%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 60% 28% 228% 38% 9% 52% 25% 7% 89%
Contains more Selenium +101.2%
Contains more Calcium +108%
Contains more Iron +591.3%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.8%
Contains more Potassium +116.8%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Contains more Zinc +387.2%
Contains more Copper +217.4%
Contains more Manganese +194.1%

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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Carp
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.4%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 16% 105% 0% 7% 6% 24% 14% 27% 5% 164% 44% 1%
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% 0% 0% 6% 35% 17% 40% 53% 51% 13% 184% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.4%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +276.5%
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Fats +202.5%
15% 2% 81%
Protein: 15.24 g
Fats: 2.37 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.11 g
Other: 1.28 g
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +276.5%
Contains more Protein +50%
Contains more Fats +202.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains less Saturated Fat -61%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +354.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +299.8%
33% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.657 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.459 g
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +354.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +299.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flatfish Carp Opinion
Protein 15.24g 22.86g Carp
Fats 2.37g 7.17g Carp
Calories 86kcal 162kcal Carp
Calcium 25mg 52mg Carp
Iron 0.23mg 1.59mg Carp
Magnesium 22mg 38mg Carp
Phosphorus 309mg 531mg Carp
Potassium 197mg 427mg Carp
Sodium 363mg 63mg Carp
Zinc 0.39mg 1.9mg Carp
Copper 0.023mg 0.073mg Carp
Manganese 0.017mg 0.05mg Carp
Selenium 32.6µg 16.2µg Flatfish
Vitamin A 37IU 32IU Flatfish
Vitamin A RAE 12µg 10µg Flatfish
Vitamin E 0.77mg Flatfish
Vitamin D 139IU Flatfish
Vitamin D 3.5µg Flatfish
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.14mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.07mg Carp
Vitamin B3 1.278mg 2.1mg Carp
Vitamin B5 0.227mg 0.87mg Carp
Vitamin B6 0.115mg 0.219mg Carp
Folate 6µg 17µg Carp
Vitamin B12 1.31µg 1.47µg Carp
Choline 79.9mg Flatfish
Vitamin K 0.1µg Flatfish
Tryptophan 0.197mg 0.256mg Carp
Threonine 0.719mg 1.002mg Carp
Isoleucine 0.754mg 1.054mg Carp
Leucine 1.335mg 1.858mg Carp
Lysine 1.561mg 2.1mg Carp
Methionine 0.56mg 0.677mg Carp
Phenylalanine 0.624mg 0.893mg Carp
Valine 0.8mg 1.178mg Carp
Histidine 0.374mg 0.673mg Carp
Cholesterol 56mg 84mg Flatfish
Trans Fat 0.014g Carp
Saturated Fat 0.542g 1.388g Flatfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.132g 0.146g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.168g 0.305g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.034g 0.105g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.657g 2.985g Carp
Polyunsaturated fat 0.459g 1.835g Carp
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g Flatfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Flatfish Carp
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
32%
Flatfish
31%
Carp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Flatfish
55%
Carp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flatfish
Flatfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flatfish
Flatfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.846g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carp
Carp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 300mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carp
Carp is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Flatfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174197/nutrients
  2. Carp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174185/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.