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Taco salad vs. Fish sandwich — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Taco salad and Fish sandwich different?

  • Taco salad is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, while Fish sandwich is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Fish sandwich covers your daily need of Selenium 29% more than Taco salad.
  • Taco salad contains 3 times more Zinc than Fish sandwich. Taco salad contains 1.36mg of Zinc, while Fish sandwich contains 0.49mg.
  • Fish sandwich is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fast foods, taco salad and Fast foods, fish sandwich, with tartar sauce types were used in this article.

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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 +162.2%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +177.6%
Contains more Copper +50.7%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.1%
Contains more Manganese +58.1%
Contains more Selenium +718.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 206
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 43% 19% 31% 19% 50% 37% 38% 22% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 56% 18% 50% 18% 79% 13% 25% 34% 98%
Contains more Calcium +162.2%
Contains less Sodium -36%
Contains more Zinc +177.6%
Contains more Copper +50.7%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.1%
Contains more Manganese +58.1%
Contains more Selenium +718.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Potassium - 206

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 +241.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +112.5%
Contains more Choline +24%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.8
Equal in Folate - 46
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 6% 13% 42% 23% 41% 25% 32% 40% 13% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5.2% 11% 6% 6% 53% 32% 40% 22% 16% 35% 85% 16% 34%
Contains more Vitamin A +241.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +112.5%
Contains more Choline +24%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1.8
Equal in Folate - 46

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +49.4%
Contains more Protein +54%
Contains more Fats +66.9%
Contains more Carbs +124.1%
Contains more Other +33.1%
7% 7% 12% 72%
Protein: 6.68 g
Fats: 7.46 g
Carbs: 11.91 g
Water: 72.35 g
Other: 1.6 g
10% 12% 27% 48% 2%
Protein: 10.29 g
Fats: 12.45 g
Carbs: 26.69 g
Water: 48.44 g
Other: 2.13 g
Contains more Water +49.4%
Contains more Protein +54%
Contains more Fats +66.9%
Contains more Carbs +124.1%
Contains more Other +33.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +608.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.595
50% 38% 13%
Saturated Fat: 3.446 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.606 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.883 g
18% 24% 58%
Saturated Fat: 1.949 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.595 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.257 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +608.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.595

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taco salad Fish sandwich Opinion
Net carbs 11.91g 25.69g Fish sandwich
Protein 6.68g 10.29g Fish sandwich
Fats 7.46g 12.45g Fish sandwich
Carbs 11.91g 26.69g Fish sandwich
Calories 141kcal 257kcal Fish sandwich
Fructose 1.47g Fish sandwich
Sugar 3.53g Taco salad
Fiber 1g Fish sandwich
Calcium 97mg 37mg Taco salad
Iron 1.15mg 1.5mg Fish sandwich
Magnesium 26mg 25mg Taco salad
Phosphorus 72mg 116mg Fish sandwich
Potassium 210mg 206mg Taco salad
Sodium 385mg 602mg Taco salad
Zinc 1.36mg 0.49mg Taco salad
Copper 0.113mg 0.075mg Taco salad
Manganese 0.167mg 0.264mg Fish sandwich
Selenium 2.2µg 18µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin A 297IU 87IU Taco salad
Vitamin A RAE 6µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin E 0.55mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 9IU Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 0.2µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin C 1.8mg 1.8mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.21mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.14mg Taco salad
Vitamin B3 1.24mg 2.15mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B5 0.68mg 0.37mg Taco salad
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.07mg Taco salad
Folate 42µg 46µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B12 0.32µg 0.68µg Fish sandwich
Choline 23.3mg 28.9mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin K 13.6µg Fish sandwich
Tryptophan 0.075mg Taco salad
Threonine 0.254mg Taco salad
Isoleucine 0.311mg Taco salad
Leucine 0.549mg Taco salad
Lysine 0.486mg Taco salad
Methionine 0.145mg Taco salad
Phenylalanine 0.277mg Taco salad
Valine 0.343mg Taco salad
Histidine 0.201mg Taco salad
Cholesterol 22mg 35mg Taco salad
Trans Fat 0.08g Taco salad
Saturated Fat 3.446g 1.949g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DHA 0.064g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - EPA 0.029g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DPA 0.003g Fish sandwich
Monounsaturated Fat 2.606g 2.595g Taco salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.883g 6.257g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.561g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.023g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - ALA 0.489g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Fish sandwich

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Taco salad Fish sandwich
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
19%
Taco salad
28%
Fish sandwich
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Taco salad
40%
Fish sandwich

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taco salad
Taco salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taco salad
Taco salad contains less Sodium (difference - 217mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Taco salad
Taco salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco salad
Taco salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.497g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Fish sandwich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170296/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.