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Tilefish vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tilefish and Milkfish

  • Tilefish has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, however, Milkfish is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Tilefish covers your daily Selenium needs 64% more than Milkfish.
  • Milkfish contains 9 times less Vitamin B1 than Tilefish. Tilefish contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, while Milkfish contains 0.016mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry 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.
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Selenium +217.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +32.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +98.1%
Contains more Manganese +73.3%
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 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Selenium +217.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +32.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +98.1%
Contains more Manganese +73.3%

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 +775%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 18
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +775%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Folate - 18

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.2%
Contains more Fats +84%
Contains more Other +317.2%
Equal in Protein - 26.32
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +12.2%
Contains more Fats +84%
Contains more Other +317.2%
Equal in Protein - 26.32

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tilefish Milkfish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
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 Milkfish Opinion
Protein 24.49g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 4.69g 8.63g Milkfish
Calories 147kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 26mg 65mg Milkfish
Iron 0.31mg 0.41mg Milkfish
Magnesium 33mg 38mg Milkfish
Phosphorus 236mg 208mg Tilefish
Potassium 512mg 374mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 92mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 1.05mg Milkfish
Copper 0.052mg 0.044mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.026mg Milkfish
Selenium 51.5µg 16.2µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 109IU Milkfish
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 33µg Milkfish
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.016mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.069mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.488mg Milkfish
Folate 17µg 18µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.074mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 1.99mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.249mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 1.262mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 64mg 67mg Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tilefish Milkfish
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
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.868g)
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 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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.