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Mullet fish vs. Tilefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mullet fish and Tilefish different?

  • Mullet fish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Copper, however, Tilefish is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Tilefish is 94% higher.
  • Mullet fish contains 5 times more Iron than Tilefish. While Mullet fish contains 1.41mg of Iron, Tilefish contains only 0.31mg.

Fish, mullet, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used 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 Calcium +19.2%
Contains more Iron +354.8%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
Contains more Manganese +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Phosphorus - 236
Equal in Selenium - 51.5
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 8% 12% 24% 102% 46% 8% 15% 18% 2% 281%
Contains more Calcium +19.2%
Contains more Iron +354.8%
Contains more Zinc +66%
Contains more Copper +171.2%
Contains more Manganese +46.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Phosphorus - 236
Equal in Selenium - 51.5

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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Contains more Vitamin A +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +900%
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 5% 0% 0% 0% 35% 44% 66% 53% 70% 13% 313% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +900%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Protein - 24.49
Equal in Fats - 4.69
Equal in Water - 70.24
Equal in Other - 0.58
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 g
Other: 0 g
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
Equal in Protein - 24.49
Equal in Fats - 4.69
Equal in Water - 70.24
Equal in Other - 0.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.332
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.9%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 1.332

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 Tilefish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals 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 Tilefish Opinion
Protein 24.81g 24.49g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 4.69g Mullet fish
Calories 150kcal 147kcal Mullet fish
Calcium 31mg 26mg Mullet fish
Iron 1.41mg 0.31mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 33mg
Phosphorus 244mg 236mg Mullet fish
Potassium 458mg 512mg Tilefish
Sodium 71mg 59mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.88mg 0.53mg Mullet fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.052mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.015mg Mullet fish
Selenium 46.8µg 51.5µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 141IU 69IU Mullet fish
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 21µg Mullet fish
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.14mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.19mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 3.5mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 0.87mg Mullet fish
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.3mg Mullet fish
Folate 10µg 17µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 2.5µg Tilefish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.274mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 1.074mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.128mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.99mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 2.249mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.725mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.956mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 1.262mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.721mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 64mg Mullet fish
Saturated Fat 1.431g 0.868g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 0.733g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.172g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.143g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 1.332g Mullet fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 1.246g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mullet fish Tilefish
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
46%
Tilefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
51%
Tilefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.563g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in minerals
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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/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.