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Mussel vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mussel and Gefilte fish

  • Gefilte fish has less Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Folate, Zinc and Vitamin B5.
  • Mussel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 965% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Gefilte fish contains 93 times less Manganese than Mussel. Mussel contains 6.8mg of Manganese, while Gefilte fish contains 0.073mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Mussel
7
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Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +194.5%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Zinc +225.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +290.4%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%
Contains more Copper +30.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 252% 10% 24% 27% 50% 73% 123% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Calcium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +194.5%
Contains more Magnesium +311.1%
Contains more Zinc +225.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +290.4%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%
Contains more Copper +30.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Mussel
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +611.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2757.1%
Contains more Folate +2433.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 19% 0% 0% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 3000% 0% 57%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1600%
Contains more Vitamin A +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +611.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2757.1%
Contains more Folate +2433.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
286
Mussel
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
76
Mussel
38
Gefilte fish

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
143%
Mussel
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
21%
Mussel
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mussel Gefilte fish
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mussel Gefilte fish
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 155mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.438g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mussel Gefilte fish Opinion
Calories 172 84 Mussel
Protein 23.8 9.07 Mussel
Fats 4.48 1.73 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 0.8 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 7.41 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 56 30 Gefilte fish
Vitamin D
Iron 6.72 2.48 Mussel
Calcium 33 23 Mussel
Potassium 268 91 Mussel
Magnesium 37 9 Mussel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.149 0.195 Gefilte fish
Zinc 2.67 0.82 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 285 73 Mussel
Sodium 369 524 Mussel
Vitamin A 304 89 Mussel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.065 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.059 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 1 Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.95 0.2 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.08 Mussel
Vitamin B12 24 0.84 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folate 76 3 Mussel
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.412 Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 0.824 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 0.285 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.086 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 0.488 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 0.486 Mussel
Leucine 1.676 0.81 Mussel
Lysine 1.779 0.842 Mussel
Methionine 0.537 0.255 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.853 0.493 Mussel
Valine 1.04 0.548 Mussel
Histidine 0.457 0.261 Mussel
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mussel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/nutrients
  2. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.