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Snapper vs. Whitefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Snapper and Whitefish

  • Snapper has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, however, Whitefish is higher in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Snapper covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 106% more than Whitefish.
  • Whitefish contains 3 times less Selenium than Snapper. Snapper contains 49µg of Selenium, while Whitefish contains 16.2µg.
  • Snapper has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whitefish, mixed species, 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 more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -12.3%
Contains more Selenium +202.5%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.1%
Contains more Zinc +188.6%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +405.9%
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 10% 18% 30% 149% 36% 9% 35% 31% 12% 89%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -12.3%
Contains more Selenium +202.5%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.1%
Contains more Zinc +188.6%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +405.9%

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 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +264.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1011.6%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
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 8% 0% 0% 0% 43% 36% 73% 52% 80% 13% 120% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +264.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1011.6%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +336.6%
Contains more Other +79.8%
Equal in Protein - 24.47
Equal in Water - 65.09
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
24% 8% 65% 3%
Protein: 24.47 g
Fats: 7.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.09 g
Other: 2.93 g
Contains more Fats +336.6%
Contains more Other +79.8%
Equal in Protein - 24.47
Equal in Water - 65.09

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +694.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +368.5%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
18% 40% 43%
Saturated Fat: 1.162 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.559 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.755 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +694.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +368.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Whitefish
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Whitefish Opinion
Protein 26.3g 24.47g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 7.51g Whitefish
Calories 128kcal 172kcal Whitefish
Calcium 40mg 33mg Snapper
Iron 0.24mg 0.47mg Whitefish
Magnesium 37mg 42mg Whitefish
Phosphorus 201mg 346mg Whitefish
Potassium 522mg 406mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 65mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 1.27mg Whitefish
Copper 0.046mg 0.092mg Whitefish
Manganese 0.017mg 0.086mg Whitefish
Selenium 49µg 16.2µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 131IU Whitefish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 39µg Whitefish
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.171mg Whitefish
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.154mg Whitefish
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 3.846mg Whitefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.346mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 17µg Whitefish
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 0.96µg Snapper
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.274mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.073mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.128mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.989mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.248mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.724mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.955mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.261mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.721mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 77mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 1.162g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 1.206g Whitefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.406g Whitefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.209g Whitefish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 2.559g Whitefish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 2.755g Whitefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Snapper Whitefish
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
33%
Whitefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
41%
Whitefish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Whitefish
Whitefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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 - 0.797g)
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. Whitefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174246/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.