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Mussel vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mussel and Pacific saury?

  • Mussel is richer than Pacific saury in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Folate, and Copper.
  • Mussel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 917% more.
  • Mussel has 28 times more Manganese than Pacific saury. While Mussel has 6.8mg of Manganese, Pacific saury has only 0.24mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Pacific saury is lower.

We used Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat and Fish, pike, northern, raw types 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
Contains more Iron +1121.8%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Zinc +298.5%
Contains more Copper +192.2%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 252% 27% 123% 24% 49% 73% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
Contains more Iron +1121.8%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Zinc +298.5%
Contains more Copper +192.2%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Equal in Potassium - 259

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +334.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +257.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 46% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 57% 3000% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +334.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +257.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17%

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 Pacific saury
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mussel Pacific saury Opinion
Net carbs 7.39g 0g Mussel
Protein 23.8g 19.26g Mussel
Fats 4.48g 0.69g Mussel
Carbs 7.39g 0g Mussel
Calories 172kcal 88kcal Mussel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Mussel
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 57mg Pacific saury
Iron 6.72mg 0.55mg Mussel
Magnesium 37mg 31mg Mussel
Phosphorus 285mg 220mg Mussel
Potassium 268mg 259mg Mussel
Sodium 369mg 39mg Pacific saury
Zinc 2.67mg 0.67mg Mussel
Copper 0.149mg 0.051mg Mussel
Vitamin A 304IU 70IU Mussel
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Pacific saury
Vitamin D IU 99IU Pacific saury
Vitamin D µg 2.5µg Pacific saury
Vitamin C 13.6mg 3.8mg Mussel
Vitamin B1 0.3mg 0.058mg Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42mg 0.063mg Mussel
Vitamin B3 3mg 2.3mg Mussel
Vitamin B5 0.95mg 0.75mg Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.117mg Pacific saury
Folate 76µg 15µg Mussel
Vitamin B12 24µg 2µg Mussel
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Pacific saury
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.216mg Mussel
Threonine 1.025mg 0.844mg Mussel
Isoleucine 1.036mg 0.887mg Mussel
Leucine 1.676mg 1.565mg Mussel
Lysine 1.779mg 1.768mg Mussel
Methionine 0.537mg 0.57mg Pacific saury
Phenylalanine 0.853mg 0.752mg Mussel
Valine 1.04mg 0.992mg Mussel
Histidine 0.457mg 0.567mg Pacific saury
Cholesterol 56mg 39mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.85g 0.118g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014g 0.157g Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212g 0.202g Mussel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mussel Pacific saury
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
76
Mussel
27
Pacific saury

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
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
21%
Mussel
3%
Pacific saury

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 330mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.732g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.