Mussels vs. Squid as food — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Mussels and Squid as food
- Mussels is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, yet Squid as food is richer in Vitamin B2, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mussels is 775% higher.
- Mussels contains 33 times more Manganese than Squid as food. Mussels contains 6.8mg of Manganese, while Squid as food contains 0.209mg.
- Mussels contains less Sodium.
Food types used in this article are Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||91µg||203µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.506g||0.132g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.276g||0.078g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.044g||0.012g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|