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Snapper vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Snapper and Whiting

  • Snapper has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin B5, however, Whiting is higher in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Snapper covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 37% more than Whiting.
  • Whiting contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Snapper. Snapper contains 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Whiting contains 0.25mg.
  • Snapper has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whiting, 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 Magnesium +37%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.8%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Selenium +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +55%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Manganese +664.7%
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +37%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.8%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Selenium +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +55%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Manganese +664.7%

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 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.7%
Contains more Folate +150%
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% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +382.7%
Contains more Folate +150%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12%
Contains more Other +1258.3%
Equal in Fats - 1.69
Equal in Water - 74.71
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Protein +12%
Contains more Other +1258.3%
Equal in Fats - 1.69
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +38.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.4
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.587
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +38.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.4
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.587

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Whiting
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 Whiting Opinion
Protein 26.3g 23.48g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 1.69g Snapper
Calories 128kcal 116kcal Snapper
Calcium 40mg 62mg Whiting
Iron 0.24mg 0.42mg Whiting
Magnesium 37mg 27mg Snapper
Phosphorus 201mg 285mg Whiting
Potassium 522mg 434mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 132mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 0.53mg Whiting
Copper 0.046mg 0.04mg Snapper
Manganese 0.017mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 49µg 41.1µg Snapper
Vitamin A 115IU 128IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 38µg Whiting
Vitamin E 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.068mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.06mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 1.67mg Whiting
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.25mg Snapper
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.18mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 15µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 2.6µg Snapper
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.263mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 1.029mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 1.082mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.908mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 2.156mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.695mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.917mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 1.21mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.691mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 84mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 0.4g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.235g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.017g Snapper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 0.587g Snapper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Snapper Whiting
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
44%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting 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 - 75mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.