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Herring vs. Ling fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Herring and Ling fish different?

  • Herring is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, while Ling fish is higher in Magnesium.
  • Herring covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 520% more than Ling fish.
  • Herring contains 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Ling fish. Herring contains 0.74mg of Vitamin B5, while Ling fish contains 0.369mg.
  • Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat types were used 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 Calcium +68.2%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.5%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Copper +19.5%
Equal in Manganese - 0.038
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 53% 30% 130% 37% 15% 35% 40% 6% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Contains more Calcium +68.2%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.5%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Copper +19.5%
Equal in Manganese - 0.038
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

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.
Herring
11
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1921.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 115
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.351
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% 28% 162% 3% 28% 69% 78% 45% 81% 9% 1643% 46% 1%
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% 0% 0% 0% 32% 54% 53% 23% 81% 6% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1921.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 115
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.351

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1313.4%
Contains more Other +28.4%
Contains more Water +15.1%
Equal in Protein - 24.35
23% 12% 64%
Protein: 23.03 g
Fats: 11.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.16 g
Other: 1.22 g
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Fats +1313.4%
Contains more Other +28.4%
Contains more Water +15.1%
Equal in Protein - 24.35

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Herring Ling fish Opinion
Protein 23.03g 24.35g Ling fish
Fats 11.59g 0.82g Herring
Calories 203kcal 111kcal Herring
Calcium 74mg 44mg Herring
Iron 1.41mg 0.83mg Herring
Magnesium 41mg 81mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 303mg 254mg Herring
Potassium 419mg 486mg Ling fish
Sodium 115mg 173mg Herring
Zinc 1.27mg 1mg Herring
Copper 0.118mg 0.141mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.04mg 0.038mg Herring
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 120IU 115IU Herring
Vitamin A RAE 36µg 35µg Herring
Vitamin E 1.37mg Herring
Vitamin D 214IU Herring
Vitamin D 5.4µg Herring
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Herring
Vitamin B1 0.112mg 0.127mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.231mg Herring
Vitamin B3 4.124mg 2.801mg Herring
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.369mg Herring
Vitamin B6 0.348mg 0.351mg Ling fish
Folate 12µg 8µg Herring
Vitamin B12 13.14µg 0.65µg Herring
Choline 83.3mg Herring
Vitamin K 0.1µg Herring
Tryptophan 0.258mg 0.273mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.01mg 1.067mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.061mg 1.122mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.872mg 1.979mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.115mg 2.236mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.682mg 0.721mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.899mg 0.95mg Ling fish
Valine 1.187mg 1.254mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.678mg 0.717mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 77mg 51mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 2.615g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 1.105g Herring
Omega-3 - EPA 0.909g Herring
Omega-3 - DPA 0.071g Herring
Monounsaturated Fat 4.79g Herring
Polyunsaturated fat 2.735g Herring

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Herring Ling 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
169%
Herring
26%
Ling fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Herring
61%
Ling fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.615g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Herring
Herring contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Herring - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175117/nutrients
  2. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/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.