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Sturgeon vs. Sardine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sturgeon and Sardine

  • Sturgeon has more Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Sardine is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Copper.
  • Sardine covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 268% more than Sturgeon.
  • Sturgeon has 8 times more Vitamin A RAE than Sardine. While Sturgeon has 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, Sardine has only 32µg.
  • Sturgeon has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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 +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.5%
Contains more Calcium +2147.1%
Contains more Iron +224.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.6%
Contains more Copper +250.9%
Contains more Manganese +260%
Contains more Selenium +225.3%
Equal in Potassium - 397
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 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62% 15% 288%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.5%
Contains more Calcium +2147.1%
Contains more Iron +224.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.6%
Contains more Copper +250.9%
Contains more Manganese +260%
Contains more Selenium +225.3%
Equal in Potassium - 397

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 A +710.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +257.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Choline - 75
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 41% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +710.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +257.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Choline - 75

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +17.3%
Contains more Protein +18.9%
Contains more Fats +121%
Equal in Other - 4.32
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
25% 11% 60% 4%
Protein: 24.62 g
Fats: 11.45 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.61 g
Other: 4.32 g
Contains more Water +17.3%
Contains more Protein +18.9%
Contains more Fats +121%
Equal in Other - 4.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +481.7%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
14% 37% 49%
Saturated Fat: 1.528 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.869 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.148 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +55.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +481.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Sardine Opinion
Protein 20.7g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 5.18g 11.45g Sardine
Calories 135kcal 208kcal Sardine
Calcium 17mg 382mg Sardine
Iron 0.9mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 45mg 39mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 271mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 364mg 397mg Sardine
Sodium 69mg 307mg Sturgeon
Zinc 0.54mg 1.31mg Sardine
Copper 0.053mg 0.186mg Sardine
Manganese 0.03mg 0.108mg Sardine
Selenium 16.2µg 52.7µg Sardine
Vitamin A 875IU 108IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 32µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D 515IU 193IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg 4.8µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.227mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 5.245mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.642mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.167mg Sturgeon
Folate 17µg 10µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 8.94µg Sardine
Choline 70mg 75mg Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine 0.907mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine 0.954mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine 1.682mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine 1.901mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine 0.613mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine 1.066mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine 0.609mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 77mg 142mg Sturgeon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 1.528g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.509g Sardine
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.473g Sardine
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 3.869g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sturgeon Sardine
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
124%
Sardine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
94%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 238mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.355g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/nutrients
  2. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.