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Gefilte fish vs Swordfish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gefilte fish and Swordfish

  • Gefilte fish is higher in Iron and Copper, however Swordfish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12 and Potassium.
  • Swordfish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 105% higher.
  • Gefilte fish has 6 times more Iron than Swordfish. While Gefilte fish has 2.48mg of Iron, Swordfish has only 0.45mg.
  • Swordfish has less Sodium.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, swordfish, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +451.1%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +323.9%
Contains more Potassium +448.4%
Contains more Magnesium +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +316.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.78
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 2% 45% 25% 16% 22% 131% 13%
Contains more Iron +451.1%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Copper +323.9%
Contains more Potassium +448.4%
Contains more Magnesium +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +316.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.78

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +668.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 8% 49% 498% 23% 15% 174% 26% 142% 203% 1% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +825.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +668.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Gefilte fish
95
Swordfish
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
33
Swordfish

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
54%
Gefilte fish
141%
Swordfish
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Swordfish
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
37%
Swordfish

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Gefilte fish Swordfish
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Gefilte fish Swordfish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 427mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Swordfish
Swordfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.499g)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Gefilte fish Swordfish Opinion
Calories 84 172 Swordfish
Protein 9.07 23.45 Swordfish
Fats 1.73 7.93 Swordfish
Vitamin C 0.8 0 Gefilte fish
Carbs 7.41 0 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 30 78 Gefilte fish
Vitamin D 666 Swordfish
Iron 2.48 0.45 Gefilte fish
Calcium 23 6 Gefilte fish
Potassium 91 499 Swordfish
Magnesium 9 35 Swordfish
Sugars 0 Gefilte fish
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.195 0.046 Gefilte fish
Zinc 0.82 0.78 Gefilte fish
Starch
Phosphorus 73 304 Swordfish
Sodium 524 97 Swordfish
Vitamin A 89 129 Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.089 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.063 Swordfish
Vitamin B3 1 9.254 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.417 Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.615 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 0.84 1.62 Swordfish
Vitamin K 0.1 Swordfish
Folate 3 2 Gefilte fish
Trans Fat 0.056 Gefilte fish
Saturated Fat 0.412 1.911 Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824 3.544 Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285 1.368 Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.086 0.265 Swordfish
Threonine 0.488 1.035 Swordfish
Isoleucine 0.486 1.088 Swordfish
Leucine 0.81 1.919 Swordfish
Lysine 0.842 2.168 Swordfish
Methionine 0.255 0.699 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.493 0.922 Swordfish
Valine 0.548 1.216 Swordfish
Histidine 0.261 0.695 Swordfish
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Swordfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173704/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.