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Mullet fish vs. Mussels — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mullet fish and Mussels

  • Mullet fish has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, while Mussels has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Folate, and Zinc.
  • Mussels's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 990% higher.
  • Mussels contains 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Mullet fish. Mullet fish contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B6, while Mussels contains 0.1mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist 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 Potassium +70.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +376.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +203.4%
Contains more Manganese +30809.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.149
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 10% 252% 27% 123% 24% 49% 73% 50% 887% 489%
Contains more Potassium +70.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +376.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.8%
Contains more Zinc +203.4%
Contains more Manganese +30809.1%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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 B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +390%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +320%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9500%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95
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 19% 0% 0% 46% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 57% 3000% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +390%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1033.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +320%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +9500%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +15.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 23.8
Equal in Fats - 4.48
Equal in Other - 3.18
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
24% 4% 7% 61% 3%
Protein: 23.8 g
Fats: 4.48 g
Carbs: 7.39 g
Water: 61.15 g
Other: 3.18 g
Contains more Water +15.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 23.8
Equal in Fats - 4.48
Equal in Other - 3.18

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.2%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
28% 33% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.85 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.212 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +32.2%

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 Mussels
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Mussels Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.39g Mussels
Protein 24.81g 23.8g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 4.48g Mullet fish
Carbs 0g 7.39g Mussels
Calories 150kcal 172kcal Mussels
Calcium 31mg 33mg Mussels
Iron 1.41mg 6.72mg Mussels
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Mussels
Phosphorus 244mg 285mg Mussels
Potassium 458mg 268mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 369mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 2.67mg Mussels
Copper 0.141mg 0.149mg Mussels
Manganese 0.022mg 6.8mg Mussels
Selenium 46.8µg 89.6µg Mussels
Vitamin A 141IU 304IU Mussels
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 91µg Mussels
Vitamin C 1.2mg 13.6mg Mussels
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.3mg Mussels
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.42mg Mussels
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 3mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.95mg Mussels
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.1mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 76µg Mussels
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 24µg Mussels
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.267mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 1.025mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.036mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.676mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 1.779mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.537mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.853mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 1.04mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.457mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 56mg Mussels
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.85g Mussels
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.506g Mussels
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.276g Mussels
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.044g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 1.014g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 1.212g Mussels

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Mussels
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
264%
Mussels
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
198%
Mussels

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussels
Mussels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussels
Mussels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.581g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussels
Mussels is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussels
Mussels is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 298mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Mussels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/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.