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Lingcod vs. Mussels — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lingcod and Mussels

  • Lingcod is richer in Vitamin B6, yet Mussels is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mussels is 827% higher.
  • Lingcod contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Mussels. Lingcod contains 0.346mg of Vitamin B6, while Mussels contains 0.1mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist 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 Potassium +109%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +1539%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +360.3%
Contains more Copper +325.7%
Contains more Manganese +26053.8%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
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 10% 252% 27% 123% 24% 49% 73% 50% 887% 489%
Contains more Potassium +109%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +1539%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +360.3%
Contains more Copper +325.7%
Contains more Manganese +26053.8%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%

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 B6 +246%
Contains more Vitamin A +424.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +478.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95
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 19% 0% 0% 46% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 57% 3000% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +246%
Contains more Vitamin A +424.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +478.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +23.8%
Contains more Fats +229.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +893.8%
Equal in Protein - 23.8
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
24% 4% 7% 61% 3%
Protein: 23.8 g
Fats: 4.48 g
Carbs: 7.39 g
Water: 61.15 g
Other: 3.18 g
Contains more Water +23.8%
Contains more Fats +229.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +893.8%
Equal in Protein - 23.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -70%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +126.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +216.4%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
28% 33% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.85 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.212 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +126.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +216.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Mussels Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.39g Mussels
Protein 22.64g 23.8g Mussels
Fats 1.36g 4.48g Mussels
Carbs 0g 7.39g Mussels
Calories 109kcal 172kcal Mussels
Calcium 18mg 33mg Mussels
Iron 0.41mg 6.72mg Mussels
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Mussels
Phosphorus 258mg 285mg Mussels
Potassium 560mg 268mg Lingcod
Sodium 76mg 369mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 2.67mg Mussels
Copper 0.035mg 0.149mg Mussels
Manganese 0.026mg 6.8mg Mussels
Selenium 46.8µg 89.6µg Mussels
Vitamin A 58IU 304IU Mussels
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 91µg Mussels
Vitamin C 0mg 13.6mg Mussels
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.3mg Mussels
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.42mg Mussels
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 3mg Mussels
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.95mg Mussels
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.1mg Lingcod
Folate 10µg 76µg Mussels
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 24µg Mussels
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.267mg Mussels
Threonine 0.993mg 1.025mg Mussels
Isoleucine 1.043mg 1.036mg Lingcod
Leucine 1.84mg 1.676mg Lingcod
Lysine 2.079mg 1.779mg Lingcod
Methionine 0.67mg 0.537mg Lingcod
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 0.853mg Lingcod
Valine 1.166mg 1.04mg Lingcod
Histidine 0.667mg 0.457mg Lingcod
Cholesterol 67mg 56mg Mussels
Saturated Fat 0.255g 0.85g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 0.506g Mussels
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.276g Mussels
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.044g Mussels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 1.014g Mussels
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 1.212g Mussels

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lingcod Mussels
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
264%
Mussels
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
198%
Mussels

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussels
Mussels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussels
Mussels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussels
Mussels is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 293mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.595g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Lingcod
Lingcod is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Mussels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/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.