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Mullet fish vs. Eel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mullet fish and Eel

  • Mullet fish has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Iron, however, Eel has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Eel's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 122% more.
  • Mullet fish has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Eel. Mullet fish has 0.49mg of Vitamin B6, while Eel has 0.077mg.
  • Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, eel, mixed species, 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 Calcium +19.2%
Contains more Iron +120.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.2%
Contains more Copper +386.2%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Sodium - 65
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.3% 53% 24% 105% 40% 9.3% 24% 47% 2.9% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7.8% 24% 19% 119% 31% 8.5% 57% 9.7% 5.2% 45%
Contains more Calcium +19.2%
Contains more Iron +120.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.2%
Contains more Copper +386.2%
Contains more Selenium +463.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Sodium - 65

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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Eel
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2585.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1056%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8.5% 0% 0% 4% 25% 23% 118% 53% 113% 7.5% 31% 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 227% 0% 0% 6% 46% 12% 84% 17% 18% 13% 361% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2585.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1056%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +18.9%
Contains more Fats +207.6%
Equal in Protein - 23.65
Equal in Other - 2.09
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
24% 15% 59% 2%
Protein: 23.65 g
Fats: 14.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 2.09 g
Contains more Water +18.9%
Contains more Fats +207.6%
Equal in Protein - 23.65
Equal in Other - 2.09

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +567%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.4%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
22% 69% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.218 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.214 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +567%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mullet fish Eel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Mullet fish Eel Opinion
Protein 24.81g 23.65g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 14.95g Eel
Calories 150kcal 236kcal Eel
Calcium 31mg 26mg Mullet fish
Iron 1.41mg 0.64mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 26mg Mullet fish
Phosphorus 244mg 277mg Eel
Potassium 458mg 349mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 65mg Eel
Zinc 0.88mg 2.08mg Eel
Copper 0.141mg 0.029mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.04mg Eel
Selenium 46.8µg 8.3µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 3787IU Eel
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 1137µg Eel
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1.8mg Eel
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.183mg Eel
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.051mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 4.487mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.28mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.077mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 17µg Eel
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 2.89µg Eel
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.265mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 1.037mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.09mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.922mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 2.171mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.7mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.923mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 1.218mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.696mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 161mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 3.023g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.081g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.108g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.095g Eel
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 9.218g Eel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 1.214g Eel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Eel
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
29%
Mullet fish
60%
Eel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
33%
Eel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 98mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.592g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eel
Eel contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
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. Mullet fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175124/nutrients
  2. Eel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174194/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.