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Sturgeon vs. Carp — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sturgeon and Carp

  • Sturgeon is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Carp is richer in Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 from Sturgeon is 50% higher.
  • Sturgeon contains 26 times more Vitamin A RAE than Carp. Sturgeon contains 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Carp contains 10µg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, carp, 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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Carp
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Calcium +205.9%
Contains more Iron +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +251.9%
Contains more Copper +37.7%
Contains more Manganese +66.7%
Equal in Sodium - 63
Equal in Selenium - 16.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 60% 28% 228% 38% 9% 52% 25% 7% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Calcium +205.9%
Contains more Iron +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains more Zinc +251.9%
Contains more Copper +37.7%
Contains more Manganese +66.7%
Equal in Sodium - 63
Equal in Selenium - 16.2

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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Carp
Contains more Vitamin A +2634.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +381%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.219
Equal in Folate - 17
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 35% 17% 40% 53% 51% 13% 184% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2634.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +381%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.219
Equal in Folate - 17

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains more Other +1129.4%
Contains more Protein +10.4%
Contains more Fats +38.4%
Equal in Water - 69.63
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
23% 7% 70%
Protein: 22.86 g
Fats: 7.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.63 g
Other: 0.34 g
Contains more Other +1129.4%
Contains more Protein +10.4%
Contains more Fats +38.4%
Equal in Water - 69.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Carp
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +107.3%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.388 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.985 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.835 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -15.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +107.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sturgeon Carp
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Carp Opinion
Protein 20.7g 22.86g Carp
Fats 5.18g 7.17g Carp
Calories 135kcal 162kcal Carp
Calcium 17mg 52mg Carp
Iron 0.9mg 1.59mg Carp
Magnesium 45mg 38mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 271mg 531mg Carp
Potassium 364mg 427mg Carp
Sodium 69mg 63mg Carp
Zinc 0.54mg 1.9mg Carp
Copper 0.053mg 0.073mg Carp
Manganese 0.03mg 0.05mg Carp
Selenium 16.2µg 16.2µg
Vitamin A 875IU 32IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 10µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg Sturgeon
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Carp
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.14mg Carp
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 2.1mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.219mg Sturgeon
Folate 17µg 17µg
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 1.47µg Sturgeon
Choline 70mg Sturgeon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.256mg Carp
Threonine 0.907mg 1.002mg Carp
Isoleucine 0.954mg 1.054mg Carp
Leucine 1.682mg 1.858mg Carp
Lysine 1.901mg 2.1mg Carp
Methionine 0.613mg 0.677mg Carp
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 0.893mg Carp
Valine 1.066mg 1.178mg Carp
Histidine 0.609mg 0.673mg Carp
Cholesterol 77mg 84mg Sturgeon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 1.388g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.146g Carp
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.305g Carp
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0.105g Carp
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 2.985g Carp
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 1.835g Carp

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sturgeon Carp
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
89%
Sturgeon
31%
Carp
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
55%
Carp

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.215g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carp
Carp is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp
Carp contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carp
Carp is relatively richer in minerals
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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/nutrients
  2. Carp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174185/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.