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Mullet fish vs. Perch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mullet fish and Perch?

  • Mullet fish is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, yet Perch is higher in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Perch's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 81% more.
  • Mullet fish has 6 times more Saturated Fat than Perch. While Mullet fish has 1.431g of Saturated Fat, Perch has only 0.237g.

We used Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat types 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 +21.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Selenium +190.7%
Contains more Calcium +229%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +36.2%
Contains more Manganese +3990.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 257
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 31% 44% 28% 111% 31% 11% 39% 64% 118% 88%
Contains more Iron +21.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Selenium +190.7%
Contains more Calcium +229%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +36.2%
Contains more Manganese +3990.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 257

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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Perch
Contains more Vitamin A +340.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +780%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
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 2% 0% 0% 6% 20% 28% 36% 53% 33% 5% 275% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +340.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +231.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +780%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +311.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.86
Equal in Water - 73.25
Equal in Other - 0.71
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.86 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.25 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Fats +311.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.86
Equal in Water - 73.25
Equal in Other - 0.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +608.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.4%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.237 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.195 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.472 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +608.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.4%

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 Perch
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Perch Opinion
Protein 24.81g 24.86g Perch
Fats 4.86g 1.18g Mullet fish
Calories 150kcal 117kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 102mg Perch
Iron 1.41mg 1.16mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 38mg Perch
Phosphorus 244mg 257mg Perch
Potassium 458mg 344mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 79mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 1.43mg Perch
Copper 0.141mg 0.192mg Perch
Manganese 0.022mg 0.9mg Perch
Selenium 46.8µg 16.1µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 32IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 10µg Mullet fish
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1.7mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.08mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.12mg Perch
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 1.9mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.87mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.14mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 6µg Mullet fish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 2.2µg Perch
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.278mg
Threonine 1.088mg 1.09mg Perch
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.145mg Perch
Leucine 2.016mg 2.02mg Perch
Lysine 2.278mg 2.283mg Perch
Methionine 0.734mg 0.736mg Perch
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.97mg Perch
Valine 1.278mg 1.281mg Perch
Histidine 0.73mg 0.732mg Perch
Cholesterol 63mg 115mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.237g Perch
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.223g Perch
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.101g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.036g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 0.195g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 0.472g Mullet fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Perch
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
35%
Perch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
56%
Perch

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Perch
Perch is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Perch
Perch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.194g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
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. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173679/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.