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Sheepshead vs. Yellowtail — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sheepshead and Yellowtail

  • Sheepshead has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Copper, however, Yellowtail is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Sheepshead covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 44% more than Yellowtail.
  • Sheepshead has 2 times more Copper than Yellowtail. While Sheepshead has 0.122mg of Copper, Yellowtail has only 0.058mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry heat and Fish, yellowtail, 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 Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.63
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Potassium - 538
Equal in Zinc - 0.67
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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 9% 24% 28% 87% 48% 7% 19% 20% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains more Copper +110.3%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -31.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.63
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Potassium - 538
Equal in Zinc - 0.67
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

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 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +84%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 104
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.051
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 44% 12% 164% 41% 43% 3% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +325%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +84%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +384.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 104
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.051

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14%
Contains more Fats +312.3%
Equal in Water - 67.33
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
30% 7% 67%
Protein: 29.67 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +14%
Contains more Fats +312.3%
Equal in Water - 67.33

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sheepshead Yellowtail Opinion
Protein 26.02g 29.67g Yellowtail
Fats 1.63g 6.72g Yellowtail
Calories 126kcal 187kcal Yellowtail
Calcium 37mg 29mg Sheepshead
Iron 0.67mg 0.63mg Sheepshead
Magnesium 35mg 38mg Yellowtail
Phosphorus 350mg 201mg Sheepshead
Potassium 512mg 538mg Yellowtail
Sodium 73mg 50mg Yellowtail
Zinc 0.63mg 0.67mg Yellowtail
Copper 0.122mg 0.058mg Sheepshead
Manganese 0.021mg 0.019mg Sheepshead
Selenium 51.3µg 46.8µg Sheepshead
Vitamin A 115IU 104IU Sheepshead
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 31µg Sheepshead
Vitamin C 0mg 2.9mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.175mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.051mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 8.718mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.681mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.185mg Sheepshead
Folate 17µg 4µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 2.3µg 1.25µg Sheepshead
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.332mg Yellowtail
Threonine 1.141mg 1.301mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 1.199mg 1.367mg Yellowtail
Leucine 2.115mg 2.411mg Yellowtail
Lysine 2.39mg 2.725mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.77mg 0.878mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 1.158mg Yellowtail
Valine 1.34mg 1.528mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.766mg 0.873mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 64mg 71mg Sheepshead
Saturated Fat 0.36g Yellowtail
Omega-3 - DHA 0.107g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - EPA 0.083g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DPA 0.04g Sheepshead
Monounsaturated Fat 0.35g Sheepshead
Polyunsaturated fat 0.382g Sheepshead

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sheepshead Yellowtail
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
37%
Yellowtail
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Sheepshead
49%
Yellowtail

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.36g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Sheepshead - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175145/nutrients
  2. Yellowtail - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174248/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.