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Sturgeon vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sturgeon and Whelk

  • Sturgeon has more Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Whelk is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Whelk covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 652% more than Sturgeon.
  • Sturgeon has 5 times more Vitamin A RAE than Whelk. While Sturgeon has 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, Whelk has only 49µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist 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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Whelk
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +564.7%
Contains more Iron +1017.8%
Contains more Magnesium +282.2%
Contains more Potassium +90.7%
Contains more Zinc +503.7%
Contains more Copper +3786.8%
Contains more Manganese +2866.7%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282
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 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +564.7%
Contains more Iron +1017.8%
Contains more Magnesium +282.2%
Contains more Potassium +90.7%
Contains more Zinc +503.7%
Contains more Copper +3786.8%
Contains more Manganese +2866.7%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 282

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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Whelk
Contains more Vitamin A +440.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +406.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Folate +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +625.6%
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 10% 0% 0% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +440.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +406.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Folate +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +625.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Fats +547.5%
Contains more Water +118.6%
Contains more Protein +130.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 4
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
Contains more Fats +547.5%
Contains more Water +118.6%
Contains more Protein +130.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 4

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Whelk
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4339.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1823.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.7%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4339.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1823.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 20.7g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 5.18g 0.8g Sturgeon
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 135kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 17mg 113mg Whelk
Iron 0.9mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 45mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 271mg 282mg Whelk
Potassium 364mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 69mg 412mg Sturgeon
Zinc 0.54mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.053mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.03mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 16.2µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 875IU 162IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 49µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg Sturgeon
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.049mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.214mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 1.995mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.4mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 17µg 11µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 18.14µg Whelk
Choline 70mg Sturgeon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 0.907mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 0.954mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 1.682mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 1.901mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.613mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 1.066mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.609mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 77mg 130mg Sturgeon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 0.062g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.012g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.008g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 0.056g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 0.046g Sturgeon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sturgeon Whelk
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
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.111g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 343mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/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.