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Lingcod vs. Herring — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lingcod and Herring different?

  • Herring has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Calcium than Lingcod.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Herring is 375% higher.
  • Lingcod has less Saturated Fat.

Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat and Fish, herring, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.9%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Iron +243.9%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +237.1%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 16% 24% 111% 50% 10% 16% 12% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 23% 53% 30% 130% 37% 15% 35% 40% 6% 256%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.9%
Contains more Calcium +311.1%
Contains more Iron +243.9%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Copper +237.1%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
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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Herring
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +216.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 9% 33% 44% 52% 80% 8% 519% 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% 28% 162% 3% 28% 69% 78% 45% 81% 9% 1643% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +216.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.348

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +18%
Contains more Fats +752.2%
Contains more Other +281.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.03
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
23% 12% 64%
Protein: 23.03 g
Fats: 11.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.16 g
Other: 1.22 g
Contains more Water +18%
Contains more Fats +752.2%
Contains more Other +281.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.03

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +971.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.1%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
26% 47% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.615 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.79 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.735 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +971.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lingcod Herring
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Herring Opinion
Protein 22.64g 23.03g Herring
Fats 1.36g 11.59g Herring
Calories 109kcal 203kcal Herring
Calcium 18mg 74mg Herring
Iron 0.41mg 1.41mg Herring
Magnesium 33mg 41mg Herring
Phosphorus 258mg 303mg Herring
Potassium 560mg 419mg Lingcod
Sodium 76mg 115mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 1.27mg Herring
Copper 0.035mg 0.118mg Herring
Manganese 0.026mg 0.04mg Herring
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 58IU 120IU Herring
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 36µg Herring
Vitamin E 1.37mg Herring
Vitamin D 214IU Herring
Vitamin D 5.4µg Herring
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Herring
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.112mg Herring
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.299mg Herring
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 4.124mg Herring
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.74mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.348mg Herring
Folate 10µg 12µg Herring
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 13.14µg Herring
Choline 83.3mg Herring
Vitamin K 0.1µg Herring
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.258mg Herring
Threonine 0.993mg 1.01mg Herring
Isoleucine 1.043mg 1.061mg Herring
Leucine 1.84mg 1.872mg Herring
Lysine 2.079mg 2.115mg Herring
Methionine 0.67mg 0.682mg Herring
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 0.899mg Herring
Valine 1.166mg 1.187mg Herring
Histidine 0.667mg 0.678mg Herring
Cholesterol 67mg 77mg Lingcod
Saturated Fat 0.255g 2.615g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 1.105g Herring
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.909g Herring
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.071g Herring
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 4.79g Herring
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 2.735g Herring

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lingcod Herring
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
57%
Lingcod
169%
Herring
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
62%
Herring

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.36g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Herring
Herring is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Lingcod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174235/nutrients
  2. Herring - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175117/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.