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Tilefish vs. Catfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tilefish and Catfish different?

  • Tilefish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, while Catfish is higher in Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Tilefish covers your daily need of Selenium 76% more than Catfish.
  • Tilefish contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Catfish. Tilefish contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Catfish contains 0.024mg.

Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, cooked, dry heat 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 +188.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +420.2%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Equal in Zinc - 0.58
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 3% 11% 17% 106% 33% 16% 16% 14% 3% 54%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.4%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +420.2%
Contains more Manganese +20%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Equal in Zinc - 0.58

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 +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.811
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 1% 20% 9% 0% 6% 24% 48% 49% 41% 9% 348% 43% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +483.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.811

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32.8%
Contains more Fats +53.3%
Equal in Water - 74.65
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
18% 7% 75%
Protein: 18.44 g
Fats: 7.19 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.65 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +32.8%
Contains more Fats +53.3%
Equal in Water - 74.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.354
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
26% 51% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.115 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.354 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 1.354

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tilefish Catfish Opinion
Protein 24.49g 18.44g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 7.19g Catfish
Calories 147kcal 144kcal Tilefish
Calcium 26mg 9mg Tilefish
Iron 0.31mg 0.28mg Tilefish
Magnesium 33mg 23mg Tilefish
Phosphorus 236mg 247mg Catfish
Potassium 512mg 366mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 119mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.58mg Catfish
Copper 0.052mg 0.039mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.018mg Catfish
Selenium 51.5µg 9.9µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 2IU Tilefish
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 1µg Tilefish
Vitamin E 0.97mg Catfish
Vitamin D 10IU Catfish
Vitamin D 0.3µg Catfish
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.024mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.1mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 2.548mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.811mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.177mg Tilefish
Folate 17µg 12µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.78µg Catfish
Choline 78.7mg Catfish
Vitamin K 2.5µg Catfish
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.22mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 0.833mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 0.82mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.396mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 1.677mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.539mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.735mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 0.894mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.404mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 66mg Tilefish
Trans Fat 0.063g Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g 1.586g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.069g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.02g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.018g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 3.115g Catfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 1.354g Catfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.049g Catfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tilefish Catfish
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
46%
Catfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
27%
Catfish

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 - 60mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.718g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/nutrients
  2. Catfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175166/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.