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Monkfish vs. Turbot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Monkfish and Turbot

  • Monkfish has more Phosphorus, and Potassium, however, Turbot is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Turbot covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 62% more than Monkfish.
  • Turbot contains 2 times less Potassium than Monkfish. Monkfish contains 513mg of Potassium, while Turbot contains 305mg.
  • Monkfish has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, turbot, european, 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 more Phosphorus +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains more Manganese +40.9%
Contains more Calcium +130%
Contains more Iron +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +30.6%
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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 7% 18% 47% 71% 27% 26% 8% 16% 3% 256%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.2%
Contains more Potassium +68.2%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains more Manganese +40.9%
Contains more Calcium +130%
Contains more Iron +12.2%
Contains more Magnesium +140.7%
Contains more Copper +30.6%
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

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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Turbot
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.679
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 3% 0% 0% 6% 19% 23% 51% 40% 56% 7% 318% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +162.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.679

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +11.4%
Contains more Protein +10.9%
Contains more Fats +93.8%
Contains more Other +429.6%
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
21% 4% 70% 5%
Protein: 20.58 g
Fats: 3.78 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.45 g
Other: 5.19 g
Contains more Water +11.4%
Contains more Protein +10.9%
Contains more Fats +93.8%
Contains more Other +429.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Monkfish Turbot Opinion
Protein 18.56g 20.58g Turbot
Fats 1.95g 3.78g Turbot
Calories 97kcal 122kcal Turbot
Calcium 10mg 23mg Turbot
Iron 0.41mg 0.46mg Turbot
Magnesium 27mg 65mg Turbot
Phosphorus 256mg 165mg Monkfish
Potassium 513mg 305mg Monkfish
Sodium 23mg 192mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.28mg Monkfish
Copper 0.036mg 0.047mg Turbot
Manganese 0.031mg 0.022mg Monkfish
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 46IU 40IU Monkfish
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 12µg Monkfish
Vitamin C 1mg 1.7mg Turbot
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.076mg Turbot
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.097mg Turbot
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 2.679mg Turbot
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.658mg Turbot
Vitamin B6 0.277mg 0.242mg Monkfish
Folate 8µg 9µg Turbot
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 2.54µg Turbot
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.23mg Turbot
Threonine 0.814mg 0.902mg Turbot
Isoleucine 0.855mg 0.948mg Turbot
Leucine 1.509mg 1.672mg Turbot
Lysine 1.705mg 1.89mg Turbot
Methionine 0.549mg 0.609mg Turbot
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.803mg Turbot
Valine 0.956mg 1.06mg Turbot
Histidine 0.547mg 0.606mg Turbot
Cholesterol 32mg 62mg Monkfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Monkfish Turbot
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
40%
Turbot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Monkfish
47%
Turbot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turbot
Turbot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 169mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( 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 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.

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. Turbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174245/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.