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Mullet fish vs. Perch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mullet fish and Perch?

  • Mullet fish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, and Potassium, yet Perch is richer in Vitamin B12, and Manganese.
  • Perch's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 69% higher.
  • Mullet fish has 8 times more Saturated Fat than Perch. Mullet fish has 1.431g of Saturated Fat, while Perch has 0.185g.

We used Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, perch, mixed species, raw 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 more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Selenium +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Manganese +3081.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Copper - 0.15
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 24% 34% 22% 86% 24% 9% 31% 50% 92% 69%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +70.3%
Contains more Selenium +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Manganese +3081.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Copper - 0.15

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 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +314.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1
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% 4% 90% 6% 18% 24% 29% 45% 28% 4% 238% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +314.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +28%
Contains more Fats +428.3%
Contains more Water +12.2%
Equal in Other - 0.56
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
19% 79%
Protein: 19.39 g
Fats: 0.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.13 g
Other: 0.56 g
Contains more Protein +28%
Contains more Fats +428.3%
Contains more Water +12.2%
Equal in Other - 0.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +809.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.185 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.152 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.368 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +809.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%

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
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
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 Perch Opinion
Protein 24.81g 19.39g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 0.92g Mullet fish
Calories 150kcal 91kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 80mg Perch
Iron 1.41mg 0.9mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 30mg Mullet fish
Phosphorus 244mg 200mg Mullet fish
Potassium 458mg 269mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 62mg Perch
Zinc 0.88mg 1.11mg Perch
Copper 0.141mg 0.15mg Perch
Manganese 0.022mg 0.7mg Perch
Selenium 46.8µg 12.6µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 30IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 9µg Mullet fish
Vitamin E 0.2mg Perch
Vitamin D 118IU Perch
Vitamin D 3µg Perch
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1.7mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.07mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 1.52mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.75mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.12mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 5µg Mullet fish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 1.9µg Perch
Choline 65mg Perch
Vitamin K 0.1µg Perch
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.217mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 0.85mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 0.893mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.576mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 1.781mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.574mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.757mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 0.999mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.571mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 90mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.185g Perch
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.174g Perch
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.079g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.028g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 0.152g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 0.368g 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

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
40%
Perch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
44%
Perch

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Perch
Perch contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Perch
Perch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.246g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
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. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173678/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.