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Snapper vs. Scup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Snapper and Scup

  • Snapper has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, however, Scup is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Snapper covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 78% more than Scup.
  • Snapper has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, scup, 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.
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Scup
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +40.9%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +164.7%
Equal in Sodium - 54
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 16% 26% 21% 102% 33% 8% 17% 22% 6% 256%
Contains more Magnesium +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +41.8%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Zinc +40.9%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Manganese +164.7%
Equal in Sodium - 54
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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Scup
Contains more Vitamin A +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1343.4%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 104
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
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% 29% 94% 52% 80% 13% 203% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1343.4%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 104
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Scup
Contains more Fats +103.5%
Contains more Other +137.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.21
Equal in Water - 68.42
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
24% 4% 68% 4%
Protein: 24.21 g
Fats: 3.5 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.42 g
Other: 3.87 g
Contains more Fats +103.5%
Contains more Other +137.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.21
Equal in Water - 68.42

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Scup
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
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 Scup Opinion
Protein 26.3g 24.21g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 3.5g Scup
Calories 128kcal 135kcal Scup
Calcium 40mg 51mg Scup
Iron 0.24mg 0.68mg Scup
Magnesium 37mg 29mg Snapper
Phosphorus 201mg 237mg Scup
Potassium 522mg 368mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 54mg Scup
Zinc 0.44mg 0.62mg Scup
Copper 0.046mg 0.065mg Scup
Manganese 0.017mg 0.045mg Scup
Selenium 49µg 46.8µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 104IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 31µg Snapper
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.127mg Scup
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.122mg Scup
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 4.994mg Scup
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.346mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 17µg Scup
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 1.62µg Snapper
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.271mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.061mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.115mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.967mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.223mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.716mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.945mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.247mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.713mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 67mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g Scup
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Snapper Scup
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
39%
Scup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
50%
Scup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scup
Scup contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scup
Scup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.365g)
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 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. Scup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174241/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.