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Mullet fish vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mullet fish and Milkfish different?

  • Mullet fish is richer in Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, while Milkfish is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3.
  • Milkfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 126% more than Mullet fish.
  • Mullet fish contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Milkfish. Mullet fish contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B1, while Milkfish contains 0.016mg.

Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +243.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.8%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +109.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +18.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 53% 24% 105% 41% 10% 24% 47% 3% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Contains more Iron +243.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.8%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +109.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +19.3%
Contains more Manganese +18.2%

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 A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1208%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.488
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 4% 25% 24% 119% 53% 114% 8% 32% 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% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1208%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.488

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.6%
Contains more Fats +77.6%
Equal in Protein - 26.32
Equal in Other - 2.42
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +12.6%
Contains more Fats +77.6%
Equal in Protein - 26.32
Equal in Other - 2.42

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 Milkfish
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Milkfish Opinion
Protein 24.81g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 4.86g 8.63g Milkfish
Calories 150kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 31mg 65mg Milkfish
Iron 1.41mg 0.41mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 38mg Milkfish
Phosphorus 244mg 208mg Mullet fish
Potassium 458mg 374mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 92mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 1.05mg Milkfish
Copper 0.141mg 0.044mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.026mg Milkfish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 109IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 33µg Mullet fish
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.016mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.069mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.865mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.488mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 18µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.088mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 2.016mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.278mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 1.278mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 63mg 67mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g Mullet fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mullet fish Milkfish
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
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.431g)
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 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.
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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.