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Tilefish vs. Alaska pollock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tilefish and Alaska pollock

  • Tilefish has more Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1, however, Alaska pollock is richer in Vitamin B12, and Magnesium.
  • Alaska pollock covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 48% more than Tilefish.
  • Alaska pollock has 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Tilefish. Tilefish has 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Alaska pollock has 0.054mg.
  • Tilefish contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen).

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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 Potassium +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Selenium +16.8%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Iron +80.6%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 12% 24% 102% 46% 8% 15% 18% 2% 281%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20% 3% 241%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.9%
Contains more Selenium +16.8%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Iron +80.6%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Equal in Zinc - 0.57

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 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329
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% 0% 0% 0% 35% 44% 66% 53% 70% 13% 313% 0% 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 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +297.5%
Contains more Other +191.4%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 73.65
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
23% 74% 2%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.65 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +297.5%
Contains more Other +191.4%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 73.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +894%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.159 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.583 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +894%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +113.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tilefish Alaska pollock Opinion
Protein 24.49g 23.48g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 1.18g Tilefish
Calories 147kcal 111kcal Tilefish
Calcium 26mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.31mg 0.56mg Alaska pollock
Magnesium 33mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 236mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 512mg 430mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 419mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.57mg Alaska pollock
Copper 0.052mg 0.06mg Alaska pollock
Manganese 0.015mg 0.018mg Alaska pollock
Selenium 51.5µg 44.1µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 51IU Tilefish
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 17µg Tilefish
Vitamin E 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.054mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.432mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 17µg 3µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Choline 91.6mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.263mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 1.029mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 1.082mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.908mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 2.157mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.696mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.917mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 1.21mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.691mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 86mg Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.423g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.086g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.027g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 0.134g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 0.583g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tilefish Alaska pollock
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
46%
Tilefish
61%
Alaska pollock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
59%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 360mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tilefish
Tilefish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.709g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.