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Snapper vs. Catfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Snapper and Catfish?

  • Snapper is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, yet Catfish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Snapper's daily need coverage for Selenium is 71% more.
  • Snapper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Catfish. While Snapper has 0.46mg of Vitamin B6, Catfish has only 0.177mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Snapper is lower.

We used Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, cooked, dry heat types in this article.

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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 +344.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.9%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -52.1%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Selenium +394.9%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Equal in Manganese - 0.018
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 9% 27% 87% 47% 8% 12% 16% 3% 268%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 11% 17% 106% 33% 16% 16% 14% 3% 54%
Contains more Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Magnesium +60.9%
Contains more Potassium +42.6%
Contains less Sodium -52.1%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Selenium +394.9%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Equal in Manganese - 0.018

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 +5650%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +636.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.811
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% 6% 14% 1% 7% 53% 107% 5% 438% 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 1% 20% 9% 0% 6% 24% 48% 49% 41% 9% 348% 43% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +5650%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +636.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.811

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +42.6%
Contains more Fats +318%
Equal in Water - 74.65
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
18% 7% 75%
Protein: 18.44 g
Fats: 7.19 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.65 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +42.6%
Contains more Fats +318%
Equal in Water - 74.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +867.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +130.3%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
26% 51% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.115 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.354 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +867.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +130.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snapper Catfish Opinion
Protein 26.3g 18.44g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 7.19g Catfish
Calories 128kcal 144kcal Catfish
Calcium 40mg 9mg Snapper
Iron 0.24mg 0.28mg Catfish
Magnesium 37mg 23mg Snapper
Phosphorus 201mg 247mg Catfish
Potassium 522mg 366mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 119mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 0.58mg Catfish
Copper 0.046mg 0.039mg Snapper
Manganese 0.017mg 0.018mg Catfish
Selenium 49µg 9.9µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 2IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 1µg Snapper
Vitamin E 0.97mg Catfish
Vitamin D 10IU Catfish
Vitamin D 0.3µg Catfish
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.024mg Snapper
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.1mg Catfish
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 2.548mg Catfish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.811mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.177mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 12µg Catfish
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 2.78µg Snapper
Choline 78.7mg Catfish
Vitamin K 2.5µg Catfish
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.22mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 0.833mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 0.82mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.396mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 1.677mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.539mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.735mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 0.894mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.404mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 66mg Snapper
Trans Fat 0.063g Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 1.586g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.069g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.02g Snapper
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.018g Snapper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 3.115g Catfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 1.354g Catfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.049g Catfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Snapper Catfish
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
49%
Snapper
46%
Catfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
27%
Catfish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.221g)
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 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. Snapper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173699/nutrients
  2. Catfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175166/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.