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Grouper fish vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Grouper fish and Whiting

  • Grouper fish has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Iron, however, Whiting is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Manganese.
  • Whiting covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 80% more than Grouper fish.
  • Whiting contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Grouper fish. Grouper fish contains 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Whiting contains 0.25mg.
  • Grouper fish has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whiting, mixed species, 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 Iron +171.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%
Contains more Calcium +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.3%
Contains more Manganese +983.3%
Equal in Potassium - 434
Equal in Zinc - 0.53
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Iron +171.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%
Contains more Calcium +195.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.3%
Contains more Manganese +983.3%
Equal in Potassium - 434
Equal in Zinc - 0.53

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 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.8%
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +276.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +316.7%
Contains more Fats +30%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 74.71
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Other +316.7%
Contains more Fats +30%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +45.7%
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +45.7%

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 Whiting
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 Whiting Opinion
Protein 24.84g 23.48g Grouper fish
Fats 1.3g 1.69g Whiting
Calories 118kcal 116kcal Grouper fish
Calcium 21mg 62mg Whiting
Iron 1.14mg 0.42mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 37mg 27mg Grouper fish
Phosphorus 143mg 285mg Whiting
Potassium 475mg 434mg Grouper fish
Sodium 53mg 132mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 0.53mg Whiting
Copper 0.045mg 0.04mg Grouper fish
Manganese 0.012mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 46.8µg 41.1µg Grouper fish
Vitamin A 165IU 128IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 38µg Grouper fish
Vitamin E 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.068mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.06mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 1.67mg Whiting
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.25mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.18mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 15µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 2.6µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
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 2.156mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.735mg 0.695mg 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 84mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g 0.4g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g 0.235g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.017g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 0.587g Whiting

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grouper fish Whiting
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%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting 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 - 79mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.