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Fish sandwich vs. Hamburger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fish sandwich and Hamburger

  • Fish sandwich has less Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Hamburger covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 32% more than Fish sandwich.

Food varieties used in this article are Fast foods, fish sandwich, with tartar sauce and Fast foods, hamburger; double, regular, patty; plain.

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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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Manganese +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +175.7%
Contains more Iron +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.2%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Equal in Potassium - 226
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 57% 18% 50% 19% 79% 14% 25% 35% 99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 108% 15% 59% 20% 54% 79% 31% 29% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Manganese +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +175.7%
Contains more Iron +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -31.2%
Contains more Zinc +485.7%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Equal in Potassium - 226

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.217
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 11% 6% 6% 53% 33% 41% 23% 17% 35% 86% 16% 34%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 55% 58% 101% 19% 47% 43% 180% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +149.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190%
Contains more Folate +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +111.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.217

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +10.7%
Contains more Water +13.5%
Contains more Other +19%
Contains more Protein +66%
Contains more Fats +15.3%
Equal in Carbs - 24.1
10% 12% 27% 48% 2%
Protein: 10.29 g
Fats: 12.45 g
Carbs: 26.69 g
Water: 48.44 g
Other: 2.13 g
17% 14% 24% 43% 2%
Protein: 17.08 g
Fats: 14.36 g
Carbs: 24.1 g
Water: 42.67 g
Other: 1.79 g
Contains more Carbs +10.7%
Contains more Water +13.5%
Contains more Other +19%
Contains more Protein +66%
Contains more Fats +15.3%
Equal in Carbs - 24.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1546.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.8%
18% 24% 58%
Saturated Fat: 1.949 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.595 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.257 g
46% 50% 3%
Saturated Fat: 5.096 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.495 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.38 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1546.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Maltose +45%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +38.1%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.16
34% 42% 25%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.2 g
Fructose: 1.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.87 g
Galactose: 0 g
5% 28% 49% 3% 14%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.22 g
Glucose: 1.16 g
Fructose: 2.03 g
Lactose: 0.13 g
Maltose: 0.6 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Maltose +45%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +38.1%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.16

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sandwich Hamburger Opinion
Net carbs 25.69g 23.2g Fish sandwich
Protein 10.29g 17.08g Hamburger
Fats 12.45g 14.36g Hamburger
Carbs 26.69g 24.1g Fish sandwich
Calories 257kcal 295kcal Hamburger
Fructose 1.47g 2.03g Hamburger
Sugar 3.53g 4.15g Fish sandwich
Fiber 1g 0.9g Fish sandwich
Calcium 37mg 102mg Hamburger
Iron 1.5mg 2.88mg Hamburger
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Fish sandwich
Phosphorus 116mg 136mg Hamburger
Potassium 206mg 226mg Hamburger
Sodium 602mg 414mg Hamburger
Zinc 0.49mg 2.87mg Hamburger
Copper 0.075mg 0.091mg Hamburger
Manganese 0.264mg 0.217mg Fish sandwich
Selenium 18µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin A 87IU 0IU Fish sandwich
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin E 0.55mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 9IU Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 0.2µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin C 1.8mg 0mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B1 0.21mg 0.217mg Hamburger
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.25mg Hamburger
Vitamin B3 2.15mg 5.365mg Hamburger
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0.31mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.203mg Hamburger
Folate 46µg 56µg Hamburger
Vitamin B12 0.68µg 1.44µg Hamburger
Choline 28.9mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin K 13.6µg Fish sandwich
Tryptophan 0.206mg Hamburger
Threonine 0.666mg Hamburger
Isoleucine 0.716mg Hamburger
Leucine 1.319mg Hamburger
Lysine 1.226mg Hamburger
Methionine 0.37mg Hamburger
Phenylalanine 0.677mg Hamburger
Valine 0.823mg Hamburger
Histidine 0.505mg Hamburger
Cholesterol 35mg 47mg Fish sandwich
Trans Fat 0.08g 0.814g Fish sandwich
Saturated Fat 1.949g 5.096g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DHA 0.064g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - EPA 0.029g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DPA 0.003g Fish sandwich
Monounsaturated Fat 2.595g 5.495g Hamburger
Polyunsaturated fat 6.257g 0.38g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.561g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.023g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - ALA 0.489g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Fish sandwich

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fish sandwich Hamburger
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
28%
Fish sandwich
38%
Hamburger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Fish sandwich
42%
Hamburger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Hamburger
Hamburger contains less Sodium (difference - 188mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.147g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Fish sandwich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170296/nutrients

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

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