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Snapper vs. Trout — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Snapper and Trout

  • Snapper has more Selenium, while Trout has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Trout covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 39% more than Snapper.
  • Snapper contains 2 times more Selenium than Trout. While Snapper contains 49µg of Selenium, Trout contains only 28.1µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Snapper is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, 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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Trout
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Manganese +30.8%
Contains more Selenium +74.4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Equal in Sodium - 61
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 9% 14% 22% 116% 40% 8% 15% 19% 2% 154%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +16%
Contains more Manganese +30.8%
Contains more Selenium +74.4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Equal in Sodium - 61

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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Trout
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.4%
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 19% 56% 570% 10% 36% 25% 125% 120% 90% 9% 514% 43% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2575%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1820.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Trout
Contains more Protein +10.5%
Contains more Other +1530%
Contains more Fats +329.1%
Equal in Protein - 23.8
Equal in Water - 68.72
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
24% 7% 69%
Protein: 23.8 g
Fats: 7.38 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.72 g
Other: 0.1 g
Contains more Protein +10.5%
Contains more Other +1530%
Contains more Fats +329.1%
Equal in Protein - 23.8
Equal in Water - 68.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Trout
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +633.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +206%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
28% 41% 31%
Saturated Fat: 1.651 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.363 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.799 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +633.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +206%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Snapper Trout Opinion
Protein 26.3g 23.8g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 7.38g Trout
Calories 128kcal 168kcal Trout
Calcium 40mg 30mg Snapper
Iron 0.24mg 0.36mg Trout
Magnesium 37mg 30mg Snapper
Phosphorus 201mg 270mg Trout
Potassium 522mg 450mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 61mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 0.54mg Trout
Copper 0.046mg 0.055mg Trout
Manganese 0.017mg 0.013mg Snapper
Selenium 49µg 28.1µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 301IU Trout
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 100µg Trout
Vitamin E 2.79mg Trout
Vitamin D 759IU Trout
Vitamin D 19µg Trout
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2.9mg Trout
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.143mg Trout
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.107mg Trout
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 6.646mg Trout
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 1.99mg Trout
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.386mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 12µg Trout
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 4.11µg Trout
Choline 77.6mg Trout
Vitamin K 0.1µg Trout
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.279mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.092mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.148mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 2.025mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.287mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.738mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.973mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.283mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.733mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 70mg Snapper
Trans Fat 0.056g Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 1.651g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.616g Trout
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.259g Trout
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.109g Trout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 2.363g Trout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 1.799g Trout
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.047g Trout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Snapper Trout
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
124%
Trout
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
40%
Trout

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Trout
Trout 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 - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.286g)
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.

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. Trout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173718/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.