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Mussel vs Haddock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mussel and Haddock different?

  • Mussel is higher in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Folate, however Haddock is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mussel is 911% higher.
  • Mussel contains 523 times more Manganese than Haddock. While Mussel contains 6.8mg of Manganese, Haddock contains only 0.013mg.

Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat and Fish, haddock, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Mussel
6
:
Contains more Iron +3100%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +473.1%
Contains more Zinc +567.5%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 252% 10% 24% 27% 50% 73% 123% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 5% 31% 19% 9% 11% 120% 35%
Contains more Iron +3100%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +42.3%
Contains more Copper +473.1%
Contains more Zinc +567.5%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains less Sodium -29.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +390.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1026.8%
Contains more Folate +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227%
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 0% 4% 11% 18% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 267% 1% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +390.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1026.8%
Contains more Folate +484.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
286
Mussel
43
Haddock
Mineral Summary Score
76
Mussel
29
Haddock

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 food.
Protein
143%
Mussel
120%
Haddock
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
0%
Haddock
Fats
21%
Mussel
3%
Haddock

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mussel Haddock
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Haddock
Haddock contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.739g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mussel Haddock Opinion
Calories 172 90 Mussel
Protein 23.8 19.99 Mussel
Fats 4.48 0.55 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 0 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 0 Mussel
Cholesterol 56 66 Mussel
Vitamin D 23 Haddock
Iron 6.72 0.21 Mussel
Calcium 33 14 Mussel
Potassium 268 351 Haddock
Magnesium 37 26 Mussel
Sugar 0 Mussel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.149 0.026 Mussel
Zinc 2.67 0.4 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 285 278 Mussel
Sodium 369 261 Haddock
Vitamin A 304 62 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.55 Haddock
Vitamin D 0.6 Haddock
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.023 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.069 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 4.119 Haddock
Vitamin B5 0.95 0.494 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.327 Haddock
Vitamin B12 24 2.13 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1 Haddock
Folate 76 13 Mussel
Trans Fat 0.005 Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.111 Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 0.074 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 0.204 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.26 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 1.015 Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036 1.067 Haddock
Leucine 1.676 1.882 Haddock
Lysine 1.779 2.126 Haddock
Methionine 0.537 0.686 Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.853 0.904 Haddock
Valine 1.04 1.193 Haddock
Histidine 0.457 0.682 Haddock
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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 to 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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/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.