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Ling fish vs. Sturgeon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ling fish and Sturgeon

  • Ling fish has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however, Sturgeon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sturgeon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 77% more than Ling fish.
  • Ling fish has 3 times more Selenium than Sturgeon. While Ling fish has 46.8µg of Selenium, Sturgeon has only 16.2µg.
  • Ling fish has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, 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 +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +85.2%
Contains more Copper +166%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.9
Equal in Phosphorus - 271
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 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Contains more Calcium +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +85.2%
Contains more Copper +166%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains less Sodium -60.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.9
Equal in Phosphorus - 271

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 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.8%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.6%
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 53% 13% 387% 0% 20% 21% 190% 53% 54% 13% 313% 39% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.8%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +284.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17.6%
Contains more Fats +531.7%
Contains more Other +340%
Equal in Water - 69.94
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
Contains more Protein +17.6%
Contains more Fats +531.7%
Contains more Other +340%
Equal in Water - 69.94

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Sturgeon Opinion
Protein 24.35g 20.7g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 5.18g Sturgeon
Calories 111kcal 135kcal Sturgeon
Calcium 44mg 17mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.9mg Sturgeon
Magnesium 81mg 45mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 271mg Sturgeon
Potassium 486mg 364mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 69mg Sturgeon
Zinc 1mg 0.54mg Ling fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.053mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.03mg Ling fish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 875IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 263µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.08mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.09mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 10.1mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.87mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.23mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 17µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 2.5µg Sturgeon
Choline 70mg Sturgeon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.232mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.907mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.954mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.682mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.901mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.613mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.808mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 1.066mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.609mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 77mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 1.173g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g Sturgeon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Sturgeon
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
89%
Sturgeon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
35%
Sturgeon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 104mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.173g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/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.