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Ling fish vs. Catfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ling fish and Catfish

  • Ling fish has more Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however, Catfish is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B5.
  • Catfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 89% more than Ling fish.
  • Ling fish has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Catfish. While Ling fish has 0.127mg of Vitamin B1, Catfish has only 0.024mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, 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 +388.9%
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Potassium +32.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +261.5%
Contains more Manganese +111.1%
Contains more Selenium +372.7%
Contains less Sodium -31.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 17% 106% 33% 16% 16% 14% 3% 54%
Contains more Calcium +388.9%
Contains more Iron +196.4%
Contains more Magnesium +252.2%
Contains more Potassium +32.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.4%
Contains more Copper +261.5%
Contains more Manganese +111.1%
Contains more Selenium +372.7%
Contains less Sodium -31.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247

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 +5650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.548
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 20% 9% 0% 6% 24% 48% 49% 41% 9% 348% 43% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +5650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +327.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.548

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32%
Contains more Fats +776.8%
Equal in Water - 74.65
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
18% 7% 75%
Protein: 18.44 g
Fats: 7.19 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.65 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +32%
Contains more Fats +776.8%
Equal in Water - 74.65

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Catfish Opinion
Protein 24.35g 18.44g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 7.19g Catfish
Calories 111kcal 144kcal Catfish
Calcium 44mg 9mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.28mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 23mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 247mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 366mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 119mg Catfish
Zinc 1mg 0.58mg Ling fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.039mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.018mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 9.9µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 2IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 1µg Ling fish
Vitamin E 0.97mg Catfish
Vitamin D 10IU Catfish
Vitamin D 0.3µg Catfish
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.024mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.1mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 2.548mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.811mg Catfish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.177mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 12µg Catfish
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 2.78µg Catfish
Choline 78.7mg Catfish
Vitamin K 2.5µg Catfish
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.22mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.833mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.82mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.396mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.677mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.539mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.735mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.894mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.404mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 66mg Ling fish
Trans Fat 0.063g Ling fish
Saturated Fat 1.586g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.069g Catfish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.02g Catfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g Catfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.115g Catfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.354g Catfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.049g Catfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Catfish
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
26%
Ling fish
46%
Catfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
27%
Catfish

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 - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.586g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Catfish
Catfish contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
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 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. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/nutrients
  2. Catfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175166/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.