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Monkfish vs. Sheepshead — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Monkfish and Sheepshead

  • Monkfish contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Copper, Selenium, and Vitamin B6 than Sheepshead.
  • Sheepshead's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 52% higher.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Monkfish is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry 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 less Sodium -68.5%
Contains more Manganese +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Iron +63.4%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +238.9%
Equal in Potassium - 512
Equal in Selenium - 51.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 16% 20% 110% 46% 3% 15% 12% 5% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 26% 25% 150% 46% 10% 18% 41% 3% 280%
Contains less Sodium -68.5%
Contains more Manganese +47.6%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Iron +63.4%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +238.9%
Equal in Potassium - 512
Equal in Selenium - 51.3

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.4%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.2%
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% 0% 0% 4% 8% 17% 48% 11% 64% 6% 130% 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 7% 0% 0% 0% 3% 12% 34% 53% 81% 13% 288% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +402.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.4%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +19.6%
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Protein +40.2%
Contains more Other +237.8%
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
Contains more Fats +19.6%
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Protein +40.2%
Contains more Other +237.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Monkfish Sheepshead Opinion
Protein 18.56g 26.02g Sheepshead
Fats 1.95g 1.63g Monkfish
Calories 97kcal 126kcal Sheepshead
Calcium 10mg 37mg Sheepshead
Iron 0.41mg 0.67mg Sheepshead
Magnesium 27mg 35mg Sheepshead
Phosphorus 256mg 350mg Sheepshead
Potassium 513mg 512mg Monkfish
Sodium 23mg 73mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.63mg Sheepshead
Copper 0.036mg 0.122mg Sheepshead
Manganese 0.031mg 0.021mg Monkfish
Selenium 46.8µg 51.3µg Sheepshead
Vitamin A 46IU 115IU Sheepshead
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 35µg Sheepshead
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Monkfish
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.01mg Monkfish
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.05mg Monkfish
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 1.8mg Monkfish
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.87mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B6 0.277mg 0.35mg Sheepshead
Folate 8µg 17µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 2.3µg Sheepshead
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.291mg Sheepshead
Threonine 0.814mg 1.141mg Sheepshead
Isoleucine 0.855mg 1.199mg Sheepshead
Leucine 1.509mg 2.115mg Sheepshead
Lysine 1.705mg 2.39mg Sheepshead
Methionine 0.549mg 0.77mg Sheepshead
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 1.016mg Sheepshead
Valine 0.956mg 1.34mg Sheepshead
Histidine 0.547mg 0.766mg Sheepshead
Cholesterol 32mg 64mg Monkfish
Saturated Fat 0.36g Monkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.107g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - EPA 0.083g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DPA 0.04g Sheepshead
Monounsaturated Fat 0.35g Sheepshead
Polyunsaturated fat 0.382g Sheepshead

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Monkfish Sheepshead
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
22%
Monkfish
38%
Sheepshead
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Monkfish
61%
Sheepshead

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.36g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)
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. Monkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171996/nutrients
  2. Sheepshead - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175145/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.