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Mullet fish vs. Octopus — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mullet fish and Octopus?

  • Mullet fish is richer in Vitamin B3, yet Octopus is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Octopus's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 1490% higher.
  • Mullet fish has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Octopus. Mullet fish has 6.3mg of Vitamin B3, while Octopus has 3.78mg.
  • Mullet fish contains less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, octopus, common, cooked, moist heat types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +241.9%
Contains more Iron +576.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.6%
Contains more Zinc +281.8%
Contains more Copper +424.1%
Contains more Manganese +113.6%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%
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 32% 358% 43% 120% 56% 60% 92% 247% 7% 489%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Calcium +241.9%
Contains more Iron +576.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.6%
Contains more Zinc +281.8%
Contains more Copper +424.1%
Contains more Manganese +113.6%
Contains more Selenium +91.5%

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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Octopus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.2%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.9
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 18% 24% 0% 27% 15% 18% 71% 54% 150% 18% 4500% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.2%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +133.7%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Protein +20.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 3.2
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
30% 2% 4% 61% 3%
Protein: 29.82 g
Fats: 2.08 g
Carbs: 4.4 g
Water: 60.5 g
Other: 3.2 g
Contains more Fats +133.7%
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Protein +20.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 3.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +326.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.3%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
36% 26% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.453 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.324 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.477 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +326.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Octopus Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.4g Octopus
Protein 24.81g 29.82g Octopus
Fats 4.86g 2.08g Mullet fish
Carbs 0g 4.4g Octopus
Calories 150kcal 164kcal Octopus
Calcium 31mg 106mg Octopus
Iron 1.41mg 9.54mg Octopus
Magnesium 33mg 60mg Octopus
Phosphorus 244mg 279mg Octopus
Potassium 458mg 630mg Octopus
Sodium 71mg 460mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 3.36mg Octopus
Copper 0.141mg 0.739mg Octopus
Manganese 0.022mg 0.047mg Octopus
Selenium 46.8µg 89.6µg Octopus
Vitamin A 141IU 300IU Octopus
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 90µg Octopus
Vitamin E 1.2mg Octopus
Vitamin C 1.2mg 8mg Octopus
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.057mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.076mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 3.78mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.9mg Octopus
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.648mg Octopus
Folate 10µg 24µg Octopus
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 36µg Octopus
Choline 81mg Octopus
Vitamin K 0.1µg Octopus
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.334mg Octopus
Threonine 1.088mg 1.283mg Octopus
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.298mg Octopus
Leucine 2.016mg 2.099mg Octopus
Lysine 2.278mg 2.228mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.673mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 1.069mg Octopus
Valine 1.278mg 1.303mg Octopus
Histidine 0.73mg 0.573mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 96mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.453g Octopus
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.162g Octopus
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.152g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.012g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 0.324g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 0.477g Mullet fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Octopus
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
380%
Octopus
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
150%
Octopus

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Octopus
Octopus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.978g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Octopus
Octopus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Octopus
Octopus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Octopus
Octopus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 389mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
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. Octopus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174249/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.