Squid as food vs. Mussels — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Squid as food and Mussels
- Squid as food is richer in Vitamin B2, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, and Calcium, yet Mussels is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mussels is 775% higher.
- Squid as food contains 7 times more Copper than Mussels. Squid as food contains 0.998mg of Copper, while Mussels contains 0.149mg.
- Mussels contains less Cholesterol.
Food types used in this article are Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist heat.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||203µg||91µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.132g||0.506g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.078g||0.276g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.012g||0.044g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|