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Grouper fish vs. Tilapia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Grouper fish and Tilapia

  • Grouper fish has more Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Tilapia has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Tilapia is 49% higher.

Food types used in this article are Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tilapia, 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +208.3%
Contains more Selenium +16.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 34
Equal in Sodium - 56
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 5% 26% 25% 88% 34% 8% 12% 25% 5% 297%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +208.3%
Contains more Selenium +16.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 34
Equal in Sodium - 56

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.6%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +169.6%
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 0% 16% 111% 0% 24% 17% 89% 40% 29% 5% 233% 28% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.6%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +169.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +103.8%
Equal in Protein - 26.15
Equal in Water - 71.59
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
26% 3% 72%
Protein: 26.15 g
Fats: 2.65 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.59 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +103.8%
Equal in Protein - 26.15
Equal in Water - 71.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +256.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.9%
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
38% 38% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.94 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.955 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +256.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48.9%

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 Tilapia
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Grouper fish Tilapia Opinion
Protein 24.84g 26.15g Tilapia
Fats 1.3g 2.65g Tilapia
Calories 118kcal 128kcal Tilapia
Calcium 21mg 14mg Grouper fish
Iron 1.14mg 0.69mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 37mg 34mg Grouper fish
Phosphorus 143mg 204mg Tilapia
Potassium 475mg 380mg Grouper fish
Sodium 53mg 56mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 0.41mg Grouper fish
Copper 0.045mg 0.075mg Tilapia
Manganese 0.012mg 0.037mg Tilapia
Selenium 46.8µg 54.4µg Tilapia
Vitamin A 165IU 0IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 0µg Grouper fish
Vitamin E 0.79mg Tilapia
Vitamin D 150IU Tilapia
Vitamin D 3.7µg Tilapia
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.093mg Tilapia
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.073mg Tilapia
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 4.745mg Tilapia
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.664mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.123mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 6µg Grouper fish
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 1.86µg Tilapia
Choline 51.3mg Tilapia
Vitamin K 0.9µg Tilapia
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.265mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.089mg 1.156mg Tilapia
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.22mg Tilapia
Leucine 2.019mg 2.04mg Tilapia
Lysine 2.282mg 2.315mg Tilapia
Methionine 0.735mg 0.766mg Tilapia
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 1.05mg Tilapia
Valine 1.28mg 1.28mg
Histidine 0.731mg 0.585mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 47mg 57mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g 0.94g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g 0.13g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g 0.005g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.06g Tilapia
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g 0.955g Tilapia
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 0.6g Tilapia
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Tilapia
Omega-3 - ALA 0.045g Tilapia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grouper fish Tilapia
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
45%
Tilapia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
52%
Tilapia

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tilapia
Tilapia is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.641g)
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. Grouper fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171963/nutrients
  2. Tilapia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175177/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.