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Snapper vs. Sturgeon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Snapper and Sturgeon?

  • Snapper is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, yet Sturgeon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Phosphorus, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Sturgeon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 61% more.
  • Snapper has 3 times more Selenium than Sturgeon. While Snapper has 49µg of Selenium, Sturgeon has only 16.2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Snapper is lower.

We used Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, 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 +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Contains more Selenium +202.5%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%
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 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Contains more Calcium +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Contains more Selenium +202.5%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%

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 B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2819.1%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
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 53% 13% 387% 0% 20% 21% 190% 53% 54% 13% 313% 39% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40%
Contains more Vitamin A +660.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2819.1%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +27.1%
Contains more Fats +201.2%
Contains more Other +156.4%
Equal in Water - 69.94
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
Contains more Protein +27.1%
Contains more Fats +201.2%
Contains more Other +156.4%
Equal in Water - 69.94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +672%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +50.5%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +672%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +50.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Sturgeon
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snapper Sturgeon Opinion
Protein 26.3g 20.7g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 5.18g Sturgeon
Calories 128kcal 135kcal Sturgeon
Calcium 40mg 17mg Snapper
Iron 0.24mg 0.9mg Sturgeon
Magnesium 37mg 45mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 201mg 271mg Sturgeon
Potassium 522mg 364mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 69mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 0.54mg Sturgeon
Copper 0.046mg 0.053mg Sturgeon
Manganese 0.017mg 0.03mg Sturgeon
Selenium 49µg 16.2µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 875IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 263µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg Sturgeon
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.08mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.09mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 10.1mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.23mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 17µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 2.5µg Snapper
Choline 70mg Sturgeon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.232mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 0.907mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 0.954mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.682mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 1.901mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.613mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.808mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.066mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.609mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 77mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 1.173g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.119g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.249g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.058g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 2.486g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 0.885g Sturgeon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Snapper Sturgeon
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
89%
Sturgeon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
35%
Sturgeon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.808g)
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 ($)

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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/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.