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Smelt vs. Yellowtail — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smelt and Yellowtail

  • Smelt has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however, Yellowtail is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Smelt covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 113% more than Yellowtail.
  • Yellowtail contains 47 times less Manganese than Smelt. Smelt contains 0.9mg of Manganese, while Yellowtail contains 0.019mg.
  • Yellowtail has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, smelt, rainbow, 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 +165.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.8%
Contains more Zinc +216.4%
Contains more Copper +206.9%
Contains more Manganese +4636.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 127% 33% 11% 58% 60% 118% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 24% 28% 87% 48% 7% 19% 20% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +165.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.8%
Contains more Zinc +216.4%
Contains more Copper +206.9%
Contains more Manganese +4636.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 38
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.
Smelt
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.3%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +393.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.185
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 3% 34% 34% 45% 40% 4% 497% 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 B2 +186.3%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +393.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.185

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +31.3%
Contains more Fats +116.8%
Equal in Water - 67.33
23% 3% 73%
Protein: 22.6 g
Fats: 3.1 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.79 g
Other: 1.51 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 +31.3%
Contains more Fats +116.8%
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.
Smelt Yellowtail
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Smelt Yellowtail Opinion
Protein 22.6g 29.67g Yellowtail
Fats 3.1g 6.72g Yellowtail
Calories 124kcal 187kcal Yellowtail
Calcium 77mg 29mg Smelt
Iron 1.15mg 0.63mg Smelt
Magnesium 38mg 38mg
Phosphorus 295mg 201mg Smelt
Potassium 372mg 538mg Yellowtail
Sodium 77mg 50mg Yellowtail
Zinc 2.12mg 0.67mg Smelt
Copper 0.178mg 0.058mg Smelt
Manganese 0.9mg 0.019mg Smelt
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 58IU 104IU Yellowtail
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 31µg Yellowtail
Vitamin C 0mg 2.9mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.175mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.051mg Smelt
Vitamin B3 1.766mg 8.718mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.681mg Smelt
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.185mg Yellowtail
Folate 5µg 4µg Smelt
Vitamin B12 3.97µg 1.25µg Smelt
Tryptophan 0.253mg 0.332mg Yellowtail
Threonine 0.991mg 1.301mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 1.041mg 1.367mg Yellowtail
Leucine 1.837mg 2.411mg Yellowtail
Lysine 2.076mg 2.725mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.669mg 0.878mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 0.882mg 1.158mg Yellowtail
Valine 1.164mg 1.528mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.665mg 0.873mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 90mg 71mg Yellowtail
Saturated Fat 0.579g Yellowtail
Omega-3 - DHA 0.536g Smelt
Omega-3 - EPA 0.353g Smelt
Omega-3 - DPA 0.023g Smelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.822g Smelt
Polyunsaturated fat 1.135g Smelt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smelt 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
50%
Smelt
37%
Yellowtail
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
75%
Smelt
49%
Yellowtail

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.579g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Smelt
Smelt 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. Smelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175147/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.