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Rockfish vs. Cuttlefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rockfish and Cuttlefish

  • Rockfish has more Selenium, however, Cuttlefish has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cuttlefish is 71% higher.
  • Cuttlefish has 2 times less Selenium than Rockfish. Rockfish has 76.2µg of Selenium, while Cuttlefish has 44.8µg.
  • Rockfish is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Fish, rockfish, Pacific, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw.

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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.
Contains more Potassium +31.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%
Contains more Selenium +70.1%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Iron +1572.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains more Zinc +302.3%
Contains more Copper +1331.7%
Contains more Manganese +746.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 24% 107% 42% 12% 12% 14% 2% 416%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 226% 22% 166% 32% 49% 48% 196% 15% 245%
Contains more Potassium +31.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%
Contains more Selenium +70.1%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Iron +1572.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +56%
Contains more Zinc +302.3%
Contains more Copper +1331.7%
Contains more Manganese +746.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 30

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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2243.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +88.7%
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% 9% 138% 0% 7% 53% 55% 25% 56% 8% 199% 43% 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 23% 0% 0% 18% 3% 210% 23% 30% 35% 12% 375% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2243.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +88.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +36.9%
Contains more Fats +131.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +13.5%
Equal in Water - 80.56
22% 75%
Protein: 22.23 g
Fats: 1.62 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.67 g
Other: 1.48 g
16% 81% 2%
Protein: 16.24 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 0.82 g
Water: 80.56 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Protein +36.9%
Contains more Fats +131.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +13.5%
Equal in Water - 80.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +475.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +261.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.9%
31% 34% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.466 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.485 g
35% 24% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.118 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +475.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +261.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rockfish Cuttlefish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Protein 22.23g 16.24g Rockfish
Fats 1.62g 0.7g Rockfish
Carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Calories 109kcal 79kcal Rockfish
Calcium 17mg 90mg Cuttlefish
Iron 0.36mg 6.02mg Cuttlefish
Magnesium 33mg 30mg Rockfish
Phosphorus 248mg 387mg Cuttlefish
Potassium 467mg 354mg Rockfish
Sodium 89mg 372mg Rockfish
Zinc 0.43mg 1.73mg Cuttlefish
Copper 0.041mg 0.587mg Cuttlefish
Manganese 0.013mg 0.11mg Cuttlefish
Selenium 76.2µg 44.8µg Rockfish
Vitamin A 16IU 375IU Cuttlefish
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 113µg Cuttlefish
Vitamin E 0.44mg Rockfish
Vitamin D 183IU Rockfish
Vitamin D 4.6µg Rockfish
Vitamin C 0mg 5.3mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.009mg Rockfish
Vitamin B2 0.226mg 0.91mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B3 2.897mg 1.216mg Rockfish
Vitamin B5 0.404mg 0.5mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B6 0.241mg 0.15mg Rockfish
Folate 10µg 16µg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B12 1.59µg 3µg Cuttlefish
Choline 78.7mg Rockfish
Tryptophan 0.296mg 0.182mg Rockfish
Threonine 1.014mg 0.699mg Rockfish
Isoleucine 1.06mg 0.707mg Rockfish
Leucine 1.835mg 1.143mg Rockfish
Lysine 2.188mg 1.213mg Rockfish
Methionine 0.707mg 0.366mg Rockfish
Phenylalanine 0.935mg 0.582mg Rockfish
Valine 1.106mg 0.709mg Rockfish
Histidine 0.502mg 0.312mg Rockfish
Cholesterol 61mg 112mg Rockfish
Trans Fat 0.025g Cuttlefish
Saturated Fat 0.42g 0.118g Cuttlefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.238g 0.066g Rockfish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.107g 0.039g Rockfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.027g 0.006g Rockfish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.466g 0.081g Rockfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.485g 0.134g Rockfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Rockfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rockfish Cuttlefish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
45%
Rockfish
56%
Cuttlefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Rockfish
102%
Cuttlefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rockfish
Rockfish contains less Sodium (difference - 283mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rockfish
Rockfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Rockfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175131/nutrients
  2. Cuttlefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174215/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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