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Ling fish vs. Monkfish raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ling fish and Monkfish raw

  • Ling fish has more Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, however, Monkfish raw has more Vitamin B12.
  • Ling fish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 19% more.
  • Ling fish has 10 times more Sodium than Monkfish raw. Ling fish has 173mg of Sodium, while Monkfish raw has 18mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, monkfish, 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 Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +159.4%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +21.5%
Contains more Zinc +143.9%
Contains more Copper +403.6%
Contains more Manganese +58.3%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
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% 12% 15% 86% 36% 3% 12% 10% 4% 200%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +159.4%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +21.5%
Contains more Zinc +143.9%
Contains more Copper +403.6%
Contains more Manganese +58.3%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%

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 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +408%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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% 7% 14% 40% 9% 56% 6% 113% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +408%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +68.2%
Contains more Other +25%
Contains more Fats +85.4%
Contains more Water +12.7%
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
14% 83%
Protein: 14.48 g
Fats: 1.52 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 83.24 g
Other: 0.76 g
Contains more Protein +68.2%
Contains more Other +25%
Contains more Fats +85.4%
Contains more Water +12.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Monkfish raw Opinion
Protein 24.35g 14.48g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 1.52g Monkfish raw
Calories 111kcal 76kcal Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 8mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.32mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 21mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 200mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 400mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 18mg Monkfish raw
Zinc 1mg 0.41mg Ling fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.028mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.024mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 36.5µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 40IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 12µg Ling fish
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Monkfish raw
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.025mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.06mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 2.1mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.15mg Ling fish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.24mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 7µg Ling fish
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 0.9µg Monkfish raw
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.162mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.635mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.667mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.177mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.33mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.429mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.565mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.746mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.426mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 25mg Monkfish raw
Saturated Fat 0.34g Ling fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.24g Monkfish raw
Polyunsaturated fat 0.61g Monkfish raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Monkfish raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
19%
Monkfish raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
38%
Monkfish raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish raw
Monkfish raw contains less Sodium (difference - 155mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish raw
Monkfish raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.34g)
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 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 raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173676/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.