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Monkfish vs. Sucker fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Monkfish and Sucker fish

  • Monkfish has more Selenium, and Vitamin B3, however, Sucker fish is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Calcium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Monkfish covers your daily Selenium needs 56% more than Sucker fish.
  • Sucker fish has 2 times less Vitamin B3 than Monkfish. Monkfish has 2.558mg of Vitamin B3, while Sucker fish has 1.462mg.
  • Monkfish contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sucker, white, 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 -54.9%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +307.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.1%
Contains more Copper +594.4%
Contains more Manganese +2380.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269
Equal in Potassium - 487
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 27% 63% 28% 116% 43% 7% 27% 84% 101% 89%
Contains less Sodium -54.9%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +307.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.1%
Contains more Copper +594.4%
Contains more Manganese +2380.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 269
Equal in Potassium - 487

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 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.1%
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 12% 0% 0% 0% 3% 20% 28% 52% 54% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +122.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +15.8%
Contains more Fats +52.3%
Contains more Other +58.2%
Equal in Water - 73.99
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
21% 3% 74%
Protein: 21.49 g
Fats: 2.97 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.99 g
Other: 1.55 g
Contains more Protein +15.8%
Contains more Fats +52.3%
Contains more Other +58.2%
Equal in Water - 73.99

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Monkfish Sucker fish
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 Sucker fish Opinion
Protein 18.56g 21.49g Sucker fish
Fats 1.95g 2.97g Sucker fish
Calories 97kcal 119kcal Sucker fish
Calcium 10mg 90mg Sucker fish
Iron 0.41mg 1.67mg Sucker fish
Magnesium 27mg 38mg Sucker fish
Phosphorus 256mg 269mg Sucker fish
Potassium 513mg 487mg Monkfish
Sodium 23mg 51mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.96mg Sucker fish
Copper 0.036mg 0.25mg Sucker fish
Manganese 0.031mg 0.769mg Sucker fish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Monkfish
Vitamin A 46IU 196IU Sucker fish
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 59µg Sucker fish
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Monkfish
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.012mg Monkfish
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.085mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 1.462mg Monkfish
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.865mg Sucker fish
Vitamin B6 0.277mg 0.231mg Monkfish
Folate 8µg 17µg Sucker fish
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 2.31µg Sucker fish
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.241mg Sucker fish
Threonine 0.814mg 0.942mg Sucker fish
Isoleucine 0.855mg 0.99mg Sucker fish
Leucine 1.509mg 1.746mg Sucker fish
Lysine 1.705mg 1.973mg Sucker fish
Methionine 0.549mg 0.636mg Sucker fish
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.839mg Sucker fish
Valine 0.956mg 1.107mg Sucker fish
Histidine 0.547mg 0.633mg Sucker fish
Cholesterol 32mg 53mg Monkfish
Saturated Fat 0.579g Monkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.371g Sucker fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.244g Sucker fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.094g Sucker fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.905g Sucker fish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.035g Sucker fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Monkfish Sucker fish
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
36%
Sucker fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Monkfish
58%
Sucker fish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sucker fish
Sucker fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.579g)
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. Sucker fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172002/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.