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Ling fish vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ling fish and Milkfish

  • Ling fish has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, however, Milkfish is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Milkfish covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 109% more than Ling fish.
  • Milkfish has 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Ling fish. Ling fish has 0.127mg of Vitamin B1, while Milkfish has 0.016mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, milkfish, 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 +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +113.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.9%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Manganese +46.2%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.7%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05
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 20% 15% 27% 89% 33% 12% 29% 15% 3.4% 88%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +113.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.9%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Manganese +46.2%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.7%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05

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 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +403.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 109
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 6.5% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +693.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +194.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +403.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 109

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +18%
Contains more Fats +952.4%
Contains more Other +154.7%
Equal in Protein - 26.32
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +18%
Contains more Fats +952.4%
Contains more Other +154.7%
Equal in Protein - 26.32

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Milkfish Opinion
Protein 24.35g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 0.82g 8.63g Milkfish
Calories 111kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 44mg 65mg Milkfish
Iron 0.83mg 0.41mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 38mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 208mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 374mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 92mg Milkfish
Zinc 1mg 1.05mg Milkfish
Copper 0.141mg 0.044mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.026mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 109IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 33µg Ling fish
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.016mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.069mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.865mg Milkfish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.488mg Milkfish
Folate 8µg 18µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.067mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 1.979mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.236mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 1.254mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 51mg 67mg Ling fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Milkfish
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
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 81mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( 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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.