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Ling fish vs. Whitefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ling fish and Whitefish

  • Ling fish has more Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Copper, while Whitefish has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Ling fish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 56% higher.
  • Whitefish contains 3 times less Sodium than Ling fish. Ling fish contains 173mg of Sodium, while Whitefish contains 65mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whitefish, 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 +33.3%
Contains more Iron +76.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Manganese +126.3%
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 10% 18% 30% 149% 36% 9% 35% 31% 12% 89%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +76.6%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.2%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Manganese +126.3%

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 B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +47.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
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 8% 0% 0% 0% 43% 36% 73% 52% 80% 13% 120% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +47.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +13.5%
Contains more Fats +815.9%
Contains more Other +208.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.47
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
24% 8% 65% 3%
Protein: 24.47 g
Fats: 7.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.09 g
Other: 2.93 g
Contains more Water +13.5%
Contains more Fats +815.9%
Contains more Other +208.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.47

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 Whitefish
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Whitefish Opinion
Protein 24.35g 24.47g Whitefish
Fats 0.82g 7.51g Whitefish
Calories 111kcal 172kcal Whitefish
Calcium 44mg 33mg Ling fish
Iron 0.83mg 0.47mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 42mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 346mg Whitefish
Potassium 486mg 406mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 65mg Whitefish
Zinc 1mg 1.27mg Whitefish
Copper 0.141mg 0.092mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.038mg 0.086mg Whitefish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 115IU 131IU Whitefish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 39µg Whitefish
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.171mg Whitefish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.154mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 3.846mg Whitefish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 0.865mg Whitefish
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.346mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 17µg Whitefish
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 0.96µg Whitefish
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.274mg Whitefish
Threonine 1.067mg 1.073mg Whitefish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 1.128mg Whitefish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.989mg Whitefish
Lysine 2.236mg 2.248mg Whitefish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.724mg Whitefish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.955mg Whitefish
Valine 1.254mg 1.261mg Whitefish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.721mg Whitefish
Cholesterol 51mg 77mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 1.162g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 1.206g Whitefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.406g Whitefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.209g Whitefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.559g Whitefish
Polyunsaturated fat 2.755g Whitefish

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Ling fish Whitefish
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
33%
Whitefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
41%
Whitefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whitefish
Whitefish contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whitefish
Whitefish is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 1.162g)
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 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. Whitefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174246/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.