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Tilefish vs. Cuttlefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tilefish and Cuttlefish?

  • Tilefish is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin B6, yet Cuttlefish is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12.
  • Cuttlefish's daily need coverage for Iron is 71% higher.
  • Tilefish has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Cuttlefish. Tilefish has 3.5mg of Vitamin B3, while Cuttlefish has 1.216mg.
  • Tilefish contains less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Selenium +15%
Contains more Calcium +246.2%
Contains more Iron +1841.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +64%
Contains more Zinc +226.4%
Contains more Copper +1028.8%
Contains more Manganese +633.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
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 27% 226% 22% 166% 32% 49% 48% 196% 15% 245%
Contains more Potassium +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Selenium +15%
Contains more Calcium +246.2%
Contains more Iron +1841.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +64%
Contains more Zinc +226.4%
Contains more Copper +1028.8%
Contains more Manganese +633.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 30

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 B1 +1455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +187.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +443.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +378.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Folate - 16
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 23% 0% 0% 18% 3% 210% 23% 30% 35% 12% 375% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +187.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +443.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +378.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20%
Equal in Folate - 16

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +50.8%
Contains more Fats +570%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +14.7%
Contains more Other +189.7%
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
16% 81% 2%
Protein: 16.24 g
Fats: 0.7 g
Carbs: 0.82 g
Water: 80.56 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Protein +50.8%
Contains more Fats +570%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +14.7%
Contains more Other +189.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1544.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +829.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
35% 24% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.118 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.081 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1544.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +829.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tilefish Cuttlefish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Protein 24.49g 16.24g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 0.7g Tilefish
Carbs 0g 0.82g Cuttlefish
Calories 147kcal 79kcal Tilefish
Calcium 26mg 90mg Cuttlefish
Iron 0.31mg 6.02mg Cuttlefish
Magnesium 33mg 30mg Tilefish
Phosphorus 236mg 387mg Cuttlefish
Potassium 512mg 354mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 372mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 1.73mg Cuttlefish
Copper 0.052mg 0.587mg Cuttlefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.11mg Cuttlefish
Selenium 51.5µg 44.8µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 375IU Cuttlefish
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 113µg Cuttlefish
Vitamin C 0mg 5.3mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.009mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.91mg Cuttlefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 1.216mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.5mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.15mg Tilefish
Folate 17µg 16µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 3µg Cuttlefish
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.182mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 0.699mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 0.707mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.143mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 1.213mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.366mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.582mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 0.709mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.312mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 112mg Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g 0.118g Cuttlefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.066g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.039g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.006g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 0.081g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 0.134g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tilefish Cuttlefish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
56%
Cuttlefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
102%
Cuttlefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 313mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.75g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cuttlefish
Cuttlefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 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. Cuttlefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174215/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.