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Ling fish vs. Monkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ling fish and Monkfish

  • Ling fish has more Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Iron, while Monkfish has more Vitamin B12.
  • Monkfish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 16% higher.
  • Monkfish contains 8 times less Sodium than Ling fish. Ling fish contains 173mg of Sodium, while Monkfish contains 23mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, monkfish, 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 +340%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +22.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 256
Equal in Potassium - 513
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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% 16% 20% 110% 46% 3% 15% 12% 5% 256%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Manganese +22.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 256
Equal in Potassium - 513
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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +337.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.558
Equal in Folate - 8
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 3% 0% 0% 4% 8% 17% 48% 11% 64% 6% 130% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +337.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.558
Equal in Folate - 8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +31.2%
Contains more Fats +137.8%
Equal in Water - 78.51
Equal in Other - 0.98
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +31.2%
Contains more Fats +137.8%
Equal in Water - 78.51
Equal in Other - 0.98

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Monkfish Opinion
Protein 24.35g 18.56g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 1.95g Monkfish
Calories 111kcal 97kcal Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 10mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.41mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 27mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 256mg Monkfish
Potassium 486mg 513mg Monkfish
Sodium 173mg 23mg Monkfish
Zinc 1mg 0.53mg Ling fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.036mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.031mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 115IU 46IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 14µg Ling fish
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Monkfish
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.029mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.073mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 2.558mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.173mg Ling fish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.277mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 1.04µg Monkfish
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.208mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.814mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.855mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.509mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.705mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.549mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.725mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.956mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.547mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 32mg Monkfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Monkfish
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
22%
Monkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
48%
Monkfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 150mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Monkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171996/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.