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Grouper fish vs. Alaska pollock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Grouper fish and Alaska pollock different?

  • Grouper fish is higher in Vitamin B5, and Iron, however, Alaska pollock is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Alaska pollock is 124% higher.
  • Grouper fish contains 2 times more Iron than Alaska pollock. While Grouper fish contains 1.14mg of Iron, Alaska pollock contains only 0.56mg.
  • Grouper fish has less Cholesterol.

Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) are the varieties 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 Iron +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Selenium - 44.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 43% 27% 62% 42% 7% 14% 15% 2% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20% 3% 241%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -87.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Selenium - 44.1

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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Contains more Vitamin A +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3616.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +936.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +430.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 0% 21% 2% 8% 53% 81% 8% 87% 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 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3616.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +936.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +430.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +10.2%
Contains more Other +238%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Fats - 1.18
Equal in Water - 73.65
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
23% 74% 2%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.65 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +10.2%
Contains more Other +238%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Fats - 1.18
Equal in Water - 73.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.7%
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.159 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.583 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grouper fish Alaska pollock Opinion
Protein 24.84g 23.48g Grouper fish
Fats 1.3g 1.18g Grouper fish
Calories 118kcal 111kcal Grouper fish
Calcium 21mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 1.14mg 0.56mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 37mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 143mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 475mg 430mg Grouper fish
Sodium 53mg 419mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 0.57mg Alaska pollock
Copper 0.045mg 0.06mg Alaska pollock
Manganese 0.012mg 0.018mg Alaska pollock
Selenium 46.8µg 44.1µg Grouper fish
Vitamin A 165IU 51IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 17µg Grouper fish
Vitamin E 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.054mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.432mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.329mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 3µg Grouper fish
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Choline 91.6mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.263mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.089mg 1.029mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.082mg Grouper fish
Leucine 2.019mg 1.908mg Grouper fish
Lysine 2.282mg 2.157mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.735mg 0.696mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.917mg Grouper fish
Valine 1.28mg 1.21mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.731mg 0.691mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 47mg 86mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g 0.423g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g 0.086g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.027g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g 0.134g Grouper fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grouper fish Alaska pollock
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
20%
Grouper fish
61%
Alaska pollock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
59%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish contains less Sodium (difference - 366mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.14g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock 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 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. Grouper fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171963/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.