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Sturgeon vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sturgeon and Scallop

  • Sturgeon has more Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B5, however, Scallop is higher in Phosphorus, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Sturgeon covers your daily Vitamin D needs 85% more than Scallop.
  • Scallop contains 132 times less Vitamin A RAE than Sturgeon. Sturgeon contains 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Scallop contains 2µg.
  • Scallop has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed.

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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 +70%
Contains more Iron +55.2%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.2%
Contains more Zinc +187%
Contains more Selenium +34%
Equal in Manganese - 0.029
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 3% 22% 27% 183% 28% 87% 43% 11% 4% 119%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Iron +55.2%
Contains more Magnesium +21.6%
Contains more Potassium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Copper +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.2%
Contains more Zinc +187%
Contains more Selenium +34%
Equal in Manganese - 0.029

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 +17400%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +838.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +17.6%
Contains more Choline +58.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 21% 22% 26% 15% 269% 61% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +17400%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +838.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +17.6%
Contains more Choline +58.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +516.7%
Contains more Other +41.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 20.54
Equal in Water - 70.25
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
21% 5% 70% 3%
Protein: 20.54 g
Fats: 0.84 g
Carbs: 5.41 g
Water: 70.25 g
Other: 2.96 g
Contains more Fats +516.7%
Contains more Other +41.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Protein - 20.54
Equal in Water - 70.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2931.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +298.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.4%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
42% 16% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.218 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.222 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2931.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +298.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Protein 20.7g 20.54g Sturgeon
Fats 5.18g 0.84g Sturgeon
Carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Calories 135kcal 111kcal Sturgeon
Starch 3.69g Scallop
Calcium 17mg 10mg Sturgeon
Iron 0.9mg 0.58mg Sturgeon
Magnesium 45mg 37mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 271mg 426mg Scallop
Potassium 364mg 314mg Sturgeon
Sodium 69mg 667mg Sturgeon
Zinc 0.54mg 1.55mg Scallop
Copper 0.053mg 0.033mg Sturgeon
Manganese 0.03mg 0.029mg Sturgeon
Selenium 16.2µg 21.7µg Scallop
Vitamin A 875IU 5IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 2µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg 0mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU 2IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg 0µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.012mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.024mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 1.076mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.366mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.112mg Sturgeon
Folate 17µg 20µg Scallop
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.15µg Sturgeon
Choline 70mg 110.7mg Scallop
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.173mg Sturgeon
Threonine 0.907mg 0.629mg Sturgeon
Isoleucine 0.954mg 0.692mg Sturgeon
Leucine 1.682mg 1.226mg Sturgeon
Lysine 1.901mg 1.258mg Sturgeon
Methionine 0.613mg 0.487mg Sturgeon
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 0.597mg Sturgeon
Valine 1.066mg 0.645mg Sturgeon
Histidine 0.609mg 0.314mg Sturgeon
Cholesterol 77mg 41mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.009g Sturgeon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 0.218g Scallop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.104g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.072g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0.005g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 0.082g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 0.222g Sturgeon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sturgeon Scallop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
32%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
52%
Scallop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 598mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.955g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/nutrients
  2. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167742/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.