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Herring vs. Abalone — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Herring and Abalone?

  • Herring is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, yet Abalone is richer in Vitamin B5, Iron, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Herring's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 519% higher.
  • Herring has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Abalone. Herring has 0.348mg of Vitamin B6, while Abalone has 0.15mg.
  • Herring contains less Sodium.

We used Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, cooked, fried types in this comparison.

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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 +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.7%
Contains more Iron +169.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.6%
Contains more Copper +93.2%
Contains more Manganese +75%
Contains more Selenium +10.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 53% 29% 130% 37% 15% 35% 39% 5.2% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 143% 40% 93% 25% 77% 26% 76% 9.1% 283%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains more Potassium +47.5%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.7%
Contains more Iron +169.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.6%
Contains more Copper +93.2%
Contains more Manganese +75%
Contains more Selenium +10.7%

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 +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1804.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7.2% 27% 162% 2.3% 28% 69% 77% 44% 80% 9% 1643% 45% 0.25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.3% 0% 0% 6% 55% 30% 36% 172% 35% 11% 86% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1804.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Fats +70.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Water - 60.1
23% 12% 64%
Protein: 23.03 g
Fats: 11.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.16 g
Other: 1.22 g
20% 7% 11% 60% 2%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 6.78 g
Carbs: 11.05 g
Water: 60.1 g
Other: 2.44 g
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Fats +70.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +100%
Equal in Water - 60.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.1%
26% 47% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.615 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.79 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.735 g
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.741 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.676 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Herring Abalone Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.05g Abalone
Protein 23.03g 19.63g Herring
Fats 11.59g 6.78g Herring
Carbs 0g 11.05g Abalone
Calories 203kcal 189kcal Herring
Calcium 74mg 37mg Herring
Iron 1.41mg 3.8mg Abalone
Magnesium 41mg 56mg Abalone
Phosphorus 303mg 217mg Herring
Potassium 419mg 284mg Herring
Sodium 115mg 591mg Herring
Zinc 1.27mg 0.95mg Herring
Copper 0.118mg 0.228mg Abalone
Manganese 0.04mg 0.07mg Abalone
Selenium 46.8µg 51.8µg Abalone
Vitamin A 120IU 5IU Herring
Vitamin A RAE 36µg 2µg Herring
Vitamin E 1.37mg Herring
Vitamin D 214IU Herring
Vitamin D 5.4µg Herring
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1.8mg Abalone
Vitamin B1 0.112mg 0.22mg Abalone
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.13mg Herring
Vitamin B3 4.124mg 1.9mg Herring
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 2.87mg Abalone
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.15mg Herring
Folate 12µg 14µg Abalone
Vitamin B12 13.14µg 0.69µg Herring
Choline 83.3mg Herring
Vitamin K 0.1µg Herring
Tryptophan 0.258mg 0.224mg Herring
Threonine 1.01mg 0.838mg Herring
Isoleucine 1.061mg 0.854mg Herring
Leucine 1.872mg 1.386mg Herring
Lysine 2.115mg 1.433mg Herring
Methionine 0.682mg 0.441mg Herring
Phenylalanine 0.899mg 0.715mg Herring
Valine 1.187mg 0.86mg Herring
Histidine 0.678mg 0.378mg Herring
Cholesterol 77mg 94mg Herring
Saturated Fat 2.615g 1.646g Abalone
Omega-3 - DHA 1.105g Herring
Omega-3 - EPA 0.909g 0.054g Herring
Omega-3 - DPA 0.071g 0.046g Herring
Monounsaturated Fat 4.79g 2.741g Herring
Polyunsaturated fat 2.735g 1.676g Herring

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Herring Abalone
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
169%
Herring
33%
Abalone
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Herring
78%
Abalone

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Herring
Herring contains less Sodium (difference - 476mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Herring
Herring is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.969g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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. Herring - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175117/nutrients
  2. Abalone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174213/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.