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Sheepshead vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sheepshead and Whelk?

  • Whelk has more Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6 than Sheepshead.
  • Whelk's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 660% higher.
  • Sheepshead is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat types in this comparison.

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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 Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +1401.5%
Contains more Magnesium +391.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Zinc +417.5%
Contains more Copper +1588.5%
Contains more Manganese +4138.1%
Contains more Selenium +74.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 26% 25% 150% 46% 10% 18% 41% 3% 280%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.3%
Contains more Calcium +205.4%
Contains more Iron +1401.5%
Contains more Magnesium +391.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Zinc +417.5%
Contains more Copper +1588.5%
Contains more Manganese +4138.1%
Contains more Selenium +74.7%

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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Whelk
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Folate +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +688.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 3% 12% 34% 53% 81% 13% 288% 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 10% 0% 0% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Folate +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +328%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +688.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +103.8%
Contains more Water +115.8%
Contains more Protein +83.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +20.8%
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
Contains more Fats +103.8%
Contains more Water +115.8%
Contains more Protein +83.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +20.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +525%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +730.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%
33% 32% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.35 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.382 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +525%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +730.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sheepshead Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 26.02g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 1.63g 0.8g Sheepshead
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 126kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 37mg 113mg Whelk
Iron 0.67mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 35mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 350mg 282mg Sheepshead
Potassium 512mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 73mg 412mg Sheepshead
Zinc 0.63mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.122mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.021mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 51.3µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 115IU 162IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 49µg Whelk
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.049mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.214mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 1.995mg Whelk
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.4mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 17µg 11µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 2.3µg 18.14µg Whelk
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 1.141mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.199mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 2.115mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 2.39mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.77mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 1.34mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.766mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 64mg 130mg Sheepshead
Saturated Fat 0.36g 0.062g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.107g 0.012g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - EPA 0.083g 0.008g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DPA 0.04g Sheepshead
Monounsaturated Fat 0.35g 0.056g Sheepshead
Polyunsaturated fat 0.382g 0.046g Sheepshead

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sheepshead Whelk
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
38%
Sheepshead
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Sheepshead
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.298g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead contains less Sodium (difference - 339mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 66mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Sheepshead - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175145/nutrients
  2. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/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.