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Gefilte fish vs. Herring — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gefilte fish and Herring

  • Gefilte fish is richer in Iron, while Herring is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Herring covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 513% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Gefilte fish has 5 times more Sodium than Herring. Gefilte fish has 524mg of Sodium, while Herring has 115mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat.

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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 Iron +75.9%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Manganese +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +221.7%
Contains more Magnesium +355.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.1%
Contains more Potassium +360.4%
Contains less Sodium -78.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains more Selenium +345.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65% 10% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 53% 30% 130% 37% 15% 35% 40% 6% 256%
Contains more Iron +75.9%
Contains more Copper +65.3%
Contains more Manganese +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +221.7%
Contains more Magnesium +355.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.1%
Contains more Potassium +360.4%
Contains less Sodium -78.1%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains more Selenium +345.7%

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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Herring
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1464.3%
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% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 28% 162% 3% 28% 69% 78% 45% 81% 9% 1643% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +406.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +335%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1464.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +25.2%
Contains more Other +18%
Contains more Protein +153.9%
Contains more Fats +569.9%
9% 2% 7% 80%
Protein: 9.07 g
Fats: 1.73 g
Carbs: 7.41 g
Water: 80.35 g
Other: 1.44 g
23% 12% 64%
Protein: 23.03 g
Fats: 11.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.16 g
Other: 1.22 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +25.2%
Contains more Other +18%
Contains more Protein +153.9%
Contains more Fats +569.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +481.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +859.6%
27% 54% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.412 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.285 g
26% 47% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.615 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.79 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.735 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +481.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +859.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Herring Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 23.03g Herring
Fats 1.73g 11.59g Herring
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 203kcal Herring
Calcium 23mg 74mg Herring
Iron 2.48mg 1.41mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 41mg Herring
Phosphorus 73mg 303mg Herring
Potassium 91mg 419mg Herring
Sodium 524mg 115mg Herring
Zinc 0.82mg 1.27mg Herring
Copper 0.195mg 0.118mg Gefilte fish
Manganese 0.073mg 0.04mg Gefilte fish
Selenium 10.5µg 46.8µg Herring
Vitamin A 89IU 120IU Herring
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 36µg Herring
Vitamin E 1.37mg Herring
Vitamin D 214IU Herring
Vitamin D 5.4µg Herring
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0.7mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.112mg Herring
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.299mg Herring
Vitamin B3 1mg 4.124mg Herring
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.74mg Herring
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.348mg Herring
Folate 3µg 12µg Herring
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 13.14µg Herring
Choline 83.3mg Herring
Vitamin K 0.1µg Herring
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.258mg Herring
Threonine 0.488mg 1.01mg Herring
Isoleucine 0.486mg 1.061mg Herring
Leucine 0.81mg 1.872mg Herring
Lysine 0.842mg 2.115mg Herring
Methionine 0.255mg 0.682mg Herring
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 0.899mg Herring
Valine 0.548mg 1.187mg Herring
Histidine 0.261mg 0.678mg Herring
Cholesterol 30mg 77mg Gefilte fish
Saturated Fat 0.412g 2.615g Gefilte fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.045g 1.105g Herring
Omega-3 - EPA 0.075g 0.909g Herring
Omega-3 - DPA 0.027g 0.071g Herring
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 4.79g Herring
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 2.735g Herring

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gefilte fish Herring
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
15%
Gefilte fish
169%
Herring
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Gefilte fish
62%
Herring

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Herring
Herring contains less Sodium (difference - 409mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.203g)
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 minerals?
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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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Herring - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175117/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.