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Lingcod vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lingcod and Whelk?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6 in Whelk is higher than in Lingcod.
  • Whelk's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 583% more.
  • Lingcod has less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat types 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.
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Whelk
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Contains more Calcium +527.8%
Contains more Iron +2353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +421.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +462.1%
Contains more Copper +5785.7%
Contains more Manganese +3323.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 15% 24% 111% 49% 9.9% 16% 12% 3.4% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 377% 123% 121% 61% 54% 89% 687% 116% 489%
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Contains more Calcium +527.8%
Contains more Iron +2353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +421.2%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +462.1%
Contains more Copper +5785.7%
Contains more Manganese +3323.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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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Whelk
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +337.1%
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3.5% 0% 0% 0% 8.8% 32% 43% 52% 80% 7.5% 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 9.7% 0% 0% 23% 12% 49% 37% 24% 150% 8.3% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +337.1%
Equal in Folate - 11

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +136.5%
Contains more Protein +110.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1150%
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +136.5%
Contains more Protein +110.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1150%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +698.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +732.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.7%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +698.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +732.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 22.64g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 1.36g 0.8g Lingcod
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 109kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 18mg 113mg Whelk
Iron 0.41mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 33mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 258mg 282mg Whelk
Potassium 560mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 76mg 412mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.035mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.026mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 46.8µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 58IU 162IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 49µg Whelk
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.049mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.214mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 1.995mg Lingcod
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.4mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 10µg 11µg Whelk
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 18.14µg Whelk
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 0.993mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.043mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 1.84mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 2.079mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.67mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 1.166mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.667mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 67mg 130mg Lingcod
Saturated Fat 0.255g 0.062g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 0.012g Lingcod
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.008g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g Lingcod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 0.056g Lingcod
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 0.046g Lingcod

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lingcod Whelk
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
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.193g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/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.