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Lingcod vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lingcod and Scallop different?

  • Lingcod is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, however, Scallop is richer in Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Lingcod is 83% higher.
  • Lingcod contains 6 times more Vitamin B2 than Scallop. While Lingcod contains 0.139mg of Vitamin B2, Scallop contains only 0.024mg.
  • Scallop has less Cholesterol.

Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed 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 Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Selenium +115.7%
Contains more Iron +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +167.2%
Contains more Manganese +11.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.033
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 3% 22% 27% 183% 28% 87% 43% 11% 4% 119%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.6%
Contains more Selenium +115.7%
Contains more Iron +41.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains more Zinc +167.2%
Contains more Manganese +11.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.033

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 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 21% 22% 26% 15% 269% 61% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +479.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93%
Contains more Folate +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.2%
Contains more Fats +61.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +825%
Equal in Protein - 20.54
Equal in Water - 70.25
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
21% 5% 70% 3%
Protein: 20.54 g
Fats: 0.84 g
Carbs: 5.41 g
Water: 70.25 g
Other: 2.96 g
Contains more Protein +10.2%
Contains more Fats +61.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +825%
Equal in Protein - 20.54
Equal in Water - 70.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +445.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
42% 16% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.218 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.222 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +445.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Protein 22.64g 20.54g Lingcod
Fats 1.36g 0.84g Lingcod
Carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Calories 109kcal 111kcal Scallop
Starch 3.69g Scallop
Calcium 18mg 10mg Lingcod
Iron 0.41mg 0.58mg Scallop
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Scallop
Phosphorus 258mg 426mg Scallop
Potassium 560mg 314mg Lingcod
Sodium 76mg 667mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 1.55mg Scallop
Copper 0.035mg 0.033mg Lingcod
Manganese 0.026mg 0.029mg Scallop
Selenium 46.8µg 21.7µg Lingcod
Vitamin A 58IU 5IU Lingcod
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 2µg Lingcod
Vitamin D 2IU Scallop
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.012mg Lingcod
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.024mg Lingcod
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 1.076mg Lingcod
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.366mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.112mg Lingcod
Folate 10µg 20µg Scallop
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 2.15µg Lingcod
Choline 110.7mg Scallop
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.173mg Lingcod
Threonine 0.993mg 0.629mg Lingcod
Isoleucine 1.043mg 0.692mg Lingcod
Leucine 1.84mg 1.226mg Lingcod
Lysine 2.079mg 1.258mg Lingcod
Methionine 0.67mg 0.487mg Lingcod
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 0.597mg Lingcod
Valine 1.166mg 0.645mg Lingcod
Histidine 0.667mg 0.314mg Lingcod
Cholesterol 67mg 41mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.009g Lingcod
Saturated Fat 0.255g 0.218g Scallop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 0.104g Lingcod
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.072g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.005g Lingcod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 0.082g Lingcod
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 0.222g Lingcod
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lingcod Scallop
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
32%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
52%
Scallop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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 - 591mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167742/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.