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Snapper vs. Ling fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Snapper and Ling fish

  • Snapper has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however, Ling fish is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Snapper covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 119% more than Ling fish.
  • Ling fish has 2 times less Vitamin B5 than Snapper. Snapper has 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Ling fish has 0.369mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, ling, 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 less Sodium -67.1%
Contains more Iron +245.8%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +127.3%
Contains more Copper +206.5%
Contains more Manganese +123.5%
Equal in Calcium - 44
Equal in Potassium - 486
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Contains less Sodium -67.1%
Contains more Iron +245.8%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +127.3%
Contains more Copper +206.5%
Contains more Manganese +123.5%
Equal in Calcium - 44
Equal in Potassium - 486
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5675%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +709.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 115
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 54% 53% 23% 81% 6% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +438.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +5675%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +709.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 115

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +109.8%
Contains more Other +71.6%
Equal in Protein - 24.35
Equal in Water - 73.88
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Fats +109.8%
Contains more Other +71.6%
Equal in Protein - 24.35
Equal in Water - 73.88

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Ling fish
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 Snapper Ling fish Opinion
Protein 26.3g 24.35g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 0.82g Snapper
Calories 128kcal 111kcal Snapper
Calcium 40mg 44mg Ling fish
Iron 0.24mg 0.83mg Ling fish
Magnesium 37mg 81mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 201mg 254mg Ling fish
Potassium 522mg 486mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 173mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 1mg Ling fish
Copper 0.046mg 0.141mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.017mg 0.038mg Ling fish
Selenium 49µg 46.8µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 115IU
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 35µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.127mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.231mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 2.801mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.369mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.351mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 8µg Ling fish
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 0.65µg Snapper
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.273mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.067mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.122mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.979mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.236mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.721mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.95mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.254mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.717mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 51mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g Snapper
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g Snapper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g Snapper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g Snapper

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Snapper Ling fish
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
26%
Ling fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
61%
Ling fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 116mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.365g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish 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. Snapper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173699/nutrients
  2. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/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.