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Grouper fish vs. Drum fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Grouper fish and Drum fish?

  • Grouper fish is higher in Selenium, yet Drum fish is higher in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Drum fish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 68% more.
  • Grouper fish has 3 times more Selenium than Drum fish. While Grouper fish has 46.8µg of Selenium, Drum fish has only 16.2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Grouper fish is lower.

We used Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat types 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 Potassium +34.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +560%
Contains more Manganese +7375%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Contains more Potassium +34.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.8%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +560%
Contains more Manganese +7375%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Magnesium - 38

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 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +651.2%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +234.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
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 12% 0% 0% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +651.2%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +234.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.081
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.4%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Fats +386.2%
Equal in Protein - 22.49
Equal in Water - 70.94
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
Contains more Protein +10.4%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Fats +386.2%
Equal in Protein - 22.49
Equal in Water - 70.94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +947.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +267%
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +947.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +267%

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 Drum fish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grouper fish Drum fish Opinion
Protein 24.84g 22.49g Grouper fish
Fats 1.3g 6.32g Drum fish
Calories 118kcal 153kcal Drum fish
Calcium 21mg 77mg Drum fish
Iron 1.14mg 1.15mg Drum fish
Magnesium 37mg 38mg Drum fish
Phosphorus 143mg 231mg Drum fish
Potassium 475mg 353mg Grouper fish
Sodium 53mg 96mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 0.85mg Drum fish
Copper 0.045mg 0.297mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.012mg 0.897mg Drum fish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Grouper fish
Vitamin A 165IU 196IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 59µg Drum fish
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Drum fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.081mg
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.207mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 2.862mg Drum fish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.346mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 17µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 2.31µg Drum fish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.252mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.089mg 0.986mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.036mg Grouper fish
Leucine 2.019mg 1.828mg Grouper fish
Lysine 2.282mg 2.065mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.735mg 0.666mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.878mg Grouper fish
Valine 1.28mg 1.159mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.731mg 0.662mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 47mg 82mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g 1.434g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g 0.368g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g 0.295g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.185g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g 2.807g Drum fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 1.479g Drum fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grouper fish Drum fish
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
44%
Drum fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
56%
Drum fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.135g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)

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. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/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.