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Mullet fish vs. Sunfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mullet fish and Sunfish

  • Mullet fish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, yet Sunfish is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sunfish is 86% higher.
  • Mullet fish contains 8 times more Saturated Fat than Sunfish. Mullet fish contains 1.431g of Saturated Fat, while Sunfish contains 0.178g.

Food types used in this article are Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sunfish, pumpkin seed, cooked, dry 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 less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +232.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Contains more Copper +173%
Contains more Manganese +3977.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.54
Equal in Phosphorus - 231
Equal in Potassium - 449
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% 58% 28% 99% 40% 14% 55% 129% 117% 89%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +232.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +126.1%
Contains more Copper +173%
Contains more Manganese +3977.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.54
Equal in Phosphorus - 231
Equal in Potassium - 449

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 +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +255.1%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +824%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.092
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
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 4% 0% 0% 4% 24% 20% 28% 52% 32% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +255.1%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +824%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.092
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +440%
Equal in Protein - 24.87
Equal in Water - 73.72
Equal in Other - 0.51
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
25% 74%
Protein: 24.87 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Fats +440%
Equal in Protein - 24.87
Equal in Water - 73.72
Equal in Other - 0.51

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +821.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +191.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.6%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
28% 23% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.178 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.315 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +821.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +191.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Sunfish Opinion
Protein 24.81g 24.87g Sunfish
Fats 4.86g 0.9g Mullet fish
Calories 150kcal 114kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 103mg Sunfish
Iron 1.41mg 1.54mg Sunfish
Magnesium 33mg 38mg Sunfish
Phosphorus 244mg 231mg Mullet fish
Potassium 458mg 449mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 103mg Mullet fish
Zinc 0.88mg 1.99mg Sunfish
Copper 0.141mg 0.385mg Sunfish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.897mg Sunfish
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 58IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 17µg Mullet fish
Vitamin C 1.2mg 1mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.092mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.085mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 1.462mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.865mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.138mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 17µg Sunfish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 2.31µg Sunfish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.279mg Sunfish
Threonine 1.088mg 1.09mg Sunfish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.146mg Sunfish
Leucine 2.016mg 2.022mg Sunfish
Lysine 2.278mg 2.284mg Sunfish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.736mg Sunfish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.971mg Sunfish
Valine 1.278mg 1.281mg Sunfish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.732mg Sunfish
Cholesterol 63mg 86mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.178g Sunfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.092g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.047g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.042g Mullet fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 0.15g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 0.315g Mullet fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish Sunfish
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
36%
Sunfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
66%
Sunfish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunfish
Sunfish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sunfish
Sunfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.253g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Sunfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172003/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.