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Grouper fish vs. Sardine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Grouper fish and Sardine

  • Grouper fish has more Vitamin B6, however, Sardine is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Sardine covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 344% more than Grouper fish.
  • Sardine has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Grouper fish. Grouper fish has 0.35mg of Vitamin B6, while Sardine has 0.167mg.
  • Grouper fish contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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 +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Calcium +1719%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +242.7%
Contains more Zinc +156.9%
Contains more Copper +313.3%
Contains more Manganese +800%
Contains more Selenium +12.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
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 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62% 15% 288%
Contains more Potassium +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Calcium +1719%
Contains more Iron +156.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +242.7%
Contains more Zinc +156.9%
Contains more Copper +313.3%
Contains more Manganese +800%
Contains more Selenium +12.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1276.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1195.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Folate - 10
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 41% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1276.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1195.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Folate - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +23.1%
Contains more Fats +780.8%
Contains more Other +764%
Equal in Protein - 24.62
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
25% 11% 60% 4%
Protein: 24.62 g
Fats: 11.45 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.61 g
Other: 4.32 g
Contains more Water +23.1%
Contains more Fats +780.8%
Contains more Other +764%
Equal in Protein - 24.62

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1343.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1177.4%
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
14% 37% 49%
Saturated Fat: 1.528 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.869 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.148 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1343.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1177.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grouper fish Sardine Opinion
Protein 24.84g 24.62g Grouper fish
Fats 1.3g 11.45g Sardine
Calories 118kcal 208kcal Sardine
Calcium 21mg 382mg Sardine
Iron 1.14mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 37mg 39mg Sardine
Phosphorus 143mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 475mg 397mg Grouper fish
Sodium 53mg 307mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 1.31mg Sardine
Copper 0.045mg 0.186mg Sardine
Manganese 0.012mg 0.108mg Sardine
Selenium 46.8µg 52.7µg Sardine
Vitamin A 165IU 108IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 32µg Grouper fish
Vitamin E 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.08mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.227mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.642mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.167mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 10µg
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 8.94µg Sardine
Choline 75mg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.276mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.089mg 1.079mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.134mg Grouper fish
Leucine 2.019mg 2.001mg Grouper fish
Lysine 2.282mg 2.26mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.735mg 0.729mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.961mg Grouper fish
Valine 1.28mg 1.268mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.731mg 0.725mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 47mg 142mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g 1.528g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g 0.509g Sardine
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g 0.473g Sardine
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0g Grouper fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g 3.869g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grouper fish Sardine
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
124%
Sardine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
94%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
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 - 254mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.229g)
Which food is cheaper?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.