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Snapper vs. Cod — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Snapper and Cod different?

  • Snapper is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Potassium, while Cod is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Snapper covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 102% more than Cod.
  • Snapper contains 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Cod. Snapper contains 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Cod contains 0.18mg.

Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, cod, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat types were used 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.
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Cod
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -26.9%
Contains more Copper +27.8%
Contains more Selenium +30.3%
Contains more Iron +104.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Manganese +17.6%
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 5% 19% 30% 60% 22% 11% 16% 12% 3% 206%
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains more Potassium +113.9%
Contains less Sodium -26.9%
Contains more Copper +27.8%
Contains more Selenium +30.3%
Contains more Iron +104.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Manganese +17.6%

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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Cod
Contains more Vitamin A +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1875%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +626.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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 3% 17% 36% 4% 22% 19% 48% 11% 66% 6% 132% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1875%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +626.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Cod
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +317.9%
Equal in Water - 75.92
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
23% 76%
Protein: 22.83 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Other +317.9%
Equal in Water - 75.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Cod
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +159.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +101.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
29% 21% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.168 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.292 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +159.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +101.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -54%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snapper Cod Opinion
Protein 26.3g 22.83g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 0.86g Snapper
Calories 128kcal 105kcal Snapper
Calcium 40mg 14mg Snapper
Iron 0.24mg 0.49mg Cod
Magnesium 37mg 42mg Cod
Phosphorus 201mg 138mg Snapper
Potassium 522mg 244mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 78mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 0.58mg Cod
Copper 0.046mg 0.036mg Snapper
Manganese 0.017mg 0.02mg Cod
Selenium 49µg 37.6µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 47IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 14µg Snapper
Vitamin E 0.81mg Cod
Vitamin D 46IU Cod
Vitamin D 1.2µg Cod
Vitamin C 1.6mg 1mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.088mg Cod
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.079mg Cod
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 2.513mg Cod
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.18mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.283mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 8µg Cod
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 1.05µg Snapper
Choline 83.7mg Cod
Vitamin K 0.1µg Cod
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.256mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.001mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.052mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.856mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.097mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.676mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.891mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.176mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.672mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 55mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 0.168g Cod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.154g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.004g Snapper
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.013g Snapper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 0.124g Snapper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 0.292g Snapper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Snapper Cod
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
31%
Cod
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
38%
Cod

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 - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Snapper
Snapper is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.197g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171956/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.