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Milkfish vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Milkfish and Whelk

  • Milkfish has more Vitamin B3, however, Whelk is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Whelk covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 620% more than Milkfish.
  • Whelk has 4 times less Vitamin B3 than Milkfish. Milkfish has 8.256mg of Vitamin B3, while Whelk has 1.995mg.
  • Milkfish contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, 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.
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Whelk
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.8%
Contains more Iron +2353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +352.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.6%
Contains more Potassium +85.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +4581.8%
Contains more Manganese +3323.1%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.8%
Contains more Iron +2353.7%
Contains more Magnesium +352.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.6%
Contains more Potassium +85.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +4581.8%
Contains more Manganese +3323.1%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%

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 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.7%
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% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 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 10% 0% 0% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Fats +978.8%
Contains more Water +95.7%
Contains more Protein +81.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +65.3%
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 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 +978.8%
Contains more Water +95.7%
Contains more Protein +81.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +65.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milkfish Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 26.32g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 8.63g 0.8g Milkfish
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 190kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 65mg 113mg Whelk
Iron 0.41mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 38mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 208mg 282mg Whelk
Potassium 374mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 92mg 412mg Milkfish
Zinc 1.05mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.044mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.026mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 16.2µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 109IU 162IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 33µg 49µg Whelk
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.049mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.214mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 8.256mg 1.995mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.4mg Milkfish
Vitamin B6 0.488mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 18µg 11µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 3.27µg 18.14µg Whelk
Tryptophan 0.295mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 1.154mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.213mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 2.139mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 2.417mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.779mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 1.028mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 1.356mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.775mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 67mg 130mg Milkfish
Saturated Fat 0.062g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.012g Whelk
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g Whelk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g Whelk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.046g Whelk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Milkfish 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
59%
Milkfish
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Milkfish
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 320mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
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 ($)
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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.