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Perch vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Perch and Scallop

  • Perch is higher in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B5, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however, Scallop is richer in Phosphorus, and Selenium.
  • Perch's daily need coverage for Manganese is 38% higher.
  • Perch has 10 times more Calcium than Scallop. While Perch has 102mg of Calcium, Scallop has only 10mg.
  • Scallop has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed.

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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.
Perch
7
:
Contains more Calcium +920%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Copper +481.8%
Contains more Manganese +3003.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.8%
Contains more Selenium +34.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Equal in Potassium - 314
Equal in Zinc - 1.55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 28% 111% 31% 11% 39% 64% 118% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 22% 27% 183% 28% 87% 43% 11% 4% 119%
Contains more Calcium +920%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Copper +481.8%
Contains more Manganese +3003.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.8%
Contains more Selenium +34.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Equal in Potassium - 314
Equal in Zinc - 1.55

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.
Perch
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 20% 28% 36% 53% 33% 5% 275% 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 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 21% 22% 26% 15% 269% 61% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +540%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.15

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
3
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Contains more Protein +21%
Contains more Fats +40.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +316.9%
Equal in Water - 70.25
25% 73%
Protein: 24.86 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.25 g
Other: 0.71 g
21% 5% 70% 3%
Protein: 20.54 g
Fats: 0.84 g
Carbs: 5.41 g
Water: 70.25 g
Other: 2.96 g
Contains more Protein +21%
Contains more Fats +40.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +316.9%
Equal in Water - 70.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Perch
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +137.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +112.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.218
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.237 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.195 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.472 g
42% 16% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.218 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.222 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +137.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +112.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.218

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Perch Scallop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Perch Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Protein 24.86g 20.54g Perch
Fats 1.18g 0.84g Perch
Carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Calories 117kcal 111kcal Perch
Starch 3.69g Scallop
Calcium 102mg 10mg Perch
Iron 1.16mg 0.58mg Perch
Magnesium 38mg 37mg Perch
Phosphorus 257mg 426mg Scallop
Potassium 344mg 314mg Perch
Sodium 79mg 667mg Perch
Zinc 1.43mg 1.55mg Scallop
Copper 0.192mg 0.033mg Perch
Manganese 0.9mg 0.029mg Perch
Selenium 16.1µg 21.7µg Scallop
Vitamin A 32IU 5IU Perch
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 2µg Perch
Vitamin D 2IU Scallop
Vitamin C 1.7mg 0mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.012mg Perch
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.024mg Perch
Vitamin B3 1.9mg 1.076mg Perch
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.366mg Perch
Vitamin B6 0.14mg 0.112mg Perch
Folate 6µg 20µg Scallop
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 2.15µg Perch
Choline 110.7mg Scallop
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.173mg Perch
Threonine 1.09mg 0.629mg Perch
Isoleucine 1.145mg 0.692mg Perch
Leucine 2.02mg 1.226mg Perch
Lysine 2.283mg 1.258mg Perch
Methionine 0.736mg 0.487mg Perch
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.597mg Perch
Valine 1.281mg 0.645mg Perch
Histidine 0.732mg 0.314mg Perch
Cholesterol 115mg 41mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.009g Perch
Saturated Fat 0.237g 0.218g Scallop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.223g 0.104g Perch
Omega-3 - EPA 0.101g 0.072g Perch
Omega-3 - DPA 0.036g 0.005g Perch
Monounsaturated Fat 0.195g 0.082g Perch
Polyunsaturated fat 0.472g 0.222g Perch
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Perch Scallop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
35%
Perch
32%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Perch
52%
Scallop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Perch
Perch is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Perch
Perch contains less Sodium (difference - 588mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173679/nutrients
  2. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167742/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.