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Ling fish vs. Cuttlefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ling fish and Cuttlefish

  • Ling fish has more Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1, while Cuttlefish has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Cuttlefish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 98% higher.
  • Cuttlefish contains 14 times less Vitamin B1 than Ling fish. Ling fish contains 0.127mg of Vitamin B1, while Cuttlefish contains 0.009mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Ling fish is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw.

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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 Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.5%
Contains more Iron +625.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +73%
Contains more Copper +316.3%
Contains more Manganese +189.5%
Equal in Selenium - 44.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 31% 58% 109% 43% 23% 27% 47% 5% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 226% 21% 166% 31% 49% 47% 196% 14% 244%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Potassium +37.3%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.5%
Contains more Iron +625.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +73%
Contains more Copper +316.3%
Contains more Manganese +189.5%
Equal in Selenium - 44.8

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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +293.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +361.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.9% 0% 0% 0% 32% 53% 53% 22% 81% 6% 81% 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 23% 0% 0% 18% 2.3% 210% 23% 30% 35% 12% 375% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +293.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +361.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +49.9%
Contains more Fats +17.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +76.8%
Equal in Water - 80.56
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
16% 81% 2%
Protein: 16.24 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 0.82 g
Water: 80.56 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Protein +49.9%
Contains more Fats +17.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +76.8%
Equal in Water - 80.56

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 Cuttlefish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Cuttlefish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Protein 24.35g 16.24g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 0.7g Ling fish
Carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Calories 111kcal 79kcal Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 90mg Cuttlefish
Iron 0.83mg 6.02mg Cuttlefish
Magnesium 81mg 30mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 387mg Cuttlefish
Potassium 486mg 354mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 372mg Ling fish
Zinc 1mg 1.73mg Cuttlefish
Copper 0.141mg 0.587mg Cuttlefish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.11mg Cuttlefish
Selenium 46.8µg 44.8µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 375IU Cuttlefish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 113µg Cuttlefish
Vitamin C 0mg 5.3mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.009mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.91mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 1.216mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.5mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.15mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 16µg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 3µg Cuttlefish
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.182mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.699mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.707mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.143mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.213mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.366mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.582mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.709mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.312mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 112mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 0.118g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.066g Cuttlefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.039g Cuttlefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g Cuttlefish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081g Cuttlefish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g Cuttlefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ling fish Cuttlefish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
56%
Cuttlefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
102%
Cuttlefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ling fish
Ling fish contains less Sodium (difference - 199mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Cuttlefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174215/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.