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Sheepshead vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sheepshead and Whiting

  • Sheepshead has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Copper, while Whiting has more Vitamin B12.
  • Sheepshead's daily need coverage for Selenium is 19% higher.
  • Whiting contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Sheepshead. Sheepshead contains 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Whiting contains 0.25mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Sheepshead is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat.

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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 Iron +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +205%
Contains more Selenium +24.8%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Manganese +519%
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Iron +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +205%
Contains more Selenium +24.8%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Manganese +519%

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 B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +580%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.67
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +580%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.67

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Other +2658.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Fats - 1.69
Equal in Water - 74.71
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Other +2658.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Fats - 1.69
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.7%
33% 32% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.35 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.382 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sheepshead Whiting Opinion
Protein 26.02g 23.48g Sheepshead
Fats 1.63g 1.69g Whiting
Calories 126kcal 116kcal Sheepshead
Calcium 37mg 62mg Whiting
Iron 0.67mg 0.42mg Sheepshead
Magnesium 35mg 27mg Sheepshead
Phosphorus 350mg 285mg Sheepshead
Potassium 512mg 434mg Sheepshead
Sodium 73mg 132mg Sheepshead
Zinc 0.63mg 0.53mg Sheepshead
Copper 0.122mg 0.04mg Sheepshead
Manganese 0.021mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 51.3µg 41.1µg Sheepshead
Vitamin A 115IU 128IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 38µg Whiting
Vitamin E 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.068mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.06mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 1.67mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.25mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.18mg Sheepshead
Folate 17µg 15µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 2.3µg 2.6µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.263mg Sheepshead
Threonine 1.141mg 1.029mg Sheepshead
Isoleucine 1.199mg 1.082mg Sheepshead
Leucine 2.115mg 1.908mg Sheepshead
Lysine 2.39mg 2.156mg Sheepshead
Methionine 0.77mg 0.695mg Sheepshead
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.917mg Sheepshead
Valine 1.34mg 1.21mg Sheepshead
Histidine 0.766mg 0.691mg Sheepshead
Cholesterol 64mg 84mg Sheepshead
Saturated Fat 0.36g 0.4g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DHA 0.107g 0.235g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.083g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.04g 0.017g Sheepshead
Monounsaturated Fat 0.35g 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.382g 0.587g Whiting

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sheepshead Whiting
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
38%
Sheepshead
44%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Sheepshead
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead 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 ($)

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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.