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Mullet fish vs. Monkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mullet fish and Monkfish different?

  • Mullet fish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B1, however, Monkfish is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Monkfish is 33% higher.
  • Mullet fish contains 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Monkfish. While Mullet fish contains 0.88mg of Vitamin B5, Monkfish contains only 0.173mg.
  • Monkfish has less Cholesterol.

Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat are the varieties 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 Calcium +210%
Contains more Iron +243.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Manganese +40.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 256
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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 3% 16% 20% 110% 46% 3% 15% 12% 5% 256%
Contains more Calcium +210%
Contains more Iron +243.9%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains more Copper +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Manganese +40.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 256
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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Contains more Vitamin A +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +316%
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 3% 0% 0% 4% 8% 17% 48% 11% 64% 6% 130% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +316%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +33.7%
Contains more Fats +149.2%
Contains more Water +11.3%
Equal in Other - 0.98
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +33.7%
Contains more Fats +149.2%
Contains more Water +11.3%
Equal in Other - 0.98

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 Monkfish
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Monkfish Opinion
Protein 24.81g 18.56g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 1.95g Mullet fish
Calories 150kcal 97kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 10mg Mullet fish
Iron 1.41mg 0.41mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 27mg Mullet fish
Phosphorus 244mg 256mg Monkfish
Potassium 458mg 513mg Monkfish
Sodium 71mg 23mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.88mg 0.53mg Mullet fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.036mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.031mg Monkfish
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 141IU 46IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 14µg Mullet fish
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.029mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.073mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 2.558mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.173mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.277mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 8µg Mullet fish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 1.04µg Monkfish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.208mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 0.814mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 0.855mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.509mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 1.705mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.549mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.725mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 0.956mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.547mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 32mg Monkfish
Saturated Fat 1.431g Monkfish
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 Monkfish
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
22%
Monkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
48%
Monkfish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monkfish
Monkfish 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 ($)

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. Monkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171996/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.