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Flatfish vs. Ling fish raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Flatfish and Ling fish raw

  • Flatfish has more Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, however, Ling fish raw is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Flatfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 31% more than Ling fish raw.
  • Flatfish has 3 times more Sodium than Ling fish raw. While Flatfish has 363mg of Sodium, Ling fish raw has only 135mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, flatfish (flounder and sole species), cooked, dry heat and Fish, ling, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +186.4%
Contains more Potassium +92.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +378.3%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%
Contains more Selenium +12%
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 11% 25% 45% 85% 34% 18% 22% 37% 4% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +186.4%
Contains more Potassium +92.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +378.3%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%
Contains more Selenium +12%

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 B12 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +660%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 6% 0% 0% 0% 28% 44% 44% 20% 71% 6% 70% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +133.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +660%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +270.3%
Contains more Other +73%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Equal in Water - 79.63
15% 2% 81%
Protein: 15.24 g
Fats: 2.37 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 81.11 g
Other: 1.28 g
19% 80%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.63 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Fats +270.3%
Contains more Other +73%
Contains more Protein +24.6%
Equal in Water - 79.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +630%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +108.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.9%
33% 40% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.542 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.657 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.459 g
28% 21% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.12 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.09 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.22 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +630%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +108.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Flatfish Ling fish raw
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Ling fish raw Opinion
Protein 15.24g 18.99g Ling fish raw
Fats 2.37g 0.64g Flatfish
Calories 86kcal 87kcal Ling fish raw
Calcium 25mg 34mg Ling fish raw
Iron 0.23mg 0.65mg Ling fish raw
Magnesium 22mg 63mg Ling fish raw
Phosphorus 309mg 198mg Flatfish
Potassium 197mg 379mg Ling fish raw
Sodium 363mg 135mg Ling fish raw
Zinc 0.39mg 0.78mg Ling fish raw
Copper 0.023mg 0.11mg Ling fish raw
Manganese 0.017mg 0.03mg Ling fish raw
Selenium 32.6µg 36.5µg Ling fish raw
Vitamin A 37IU 100IU Ling fish raw
Vitamin A RAE 12µg 30µg Ling fish raw
Vitamin E 0.77mg Flatfish
Vitamin D 139IU Flatfish
Vitamin D 3.5µg Flatfish
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.11mg Ling fish raw
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.19mg Ling fish raw
Vitamin B3 1.278mg 2.3mg Ling fish raw
Vitamin B5 0.227mg 0.32mg Ling fish raw
Vitamin B6 0.115mg 0.304mg Ling fish raw
Folate 6µg 7µg Ling fish raw
Vitamin B12 1.31µg 0.56µg Flatfish
Choline 79.9mg Flatfish
Vitamin K 0.1µg Flatfish
Tryptophan 0.197mg 0.213mg Ling fish raw
Threonine 0.719mg 0.832mg Ling fish raw
Isoleucine 0.754mg 0.875mg Ling fish raw
Leucine 1.335mg 1.543mg Ling fish raw
Lysine 1.561mg 1.744mg Ling fish raw
Methionine 0.56mg 0.562mg Ling fish raw
Phenylalanine 0.624mg 0.741mg Ling fish raw
Valine 0.8mg 0.978mg Ling fish raw
Histidine 0.374mg 0.559mg Ling fish raw
Cholesterol 56mg 40mg Ling fish raw
Trans Fat 0.014g Ling fish raw
Saturated Fat 0.542g 0.12g Ling fish raw
Omega-3 - DHA 0.132g Flatfish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.168g Flatfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.034g Flatfish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.657g 0.09g Flatfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.459g 0.22g Flatfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g Flatfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flatfish Ling fish raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
22%
Ling fish raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Flatfish
48%
Ling fish raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish raw
Ling fish raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ling fish raw
Ling fish raw contains less Sodium (difference - 228mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish raw
Ling fish raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish raw
Ling fish raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.422g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish raw
Ling fish raw 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. Ling fish raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173670/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.