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Tilefish vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tilefish and Scallop

  • Tilefish has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, while Scallop has more Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Tilefish covers your daily need of Selenium 54% more than Scallop.
  • Tilefish contains 12 times more Vitamin B1 than Scallop. While Tilefish contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B1, Scallop contains only 0.012mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Tilefish is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, scallop, (bay and sea), cooked, steamed.

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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 +160%
Contains more Potassium +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Copper +57.6%
Contains more Selenium +137.3%
Contains more Iron +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +192.5%
Contains more Manganese +93.3%
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 3% 22% 27% 183% 28% 87% 43% 11% 4% 119%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Potassium +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Copper +57.6%
Contains more Selenium +137.3%
Contains more Iron +87.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.5%
Contains more Zinc +192.5%
Contains more Manganese +93.3%

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 A +1280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.3%
Contains more Folate +17.6%
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% 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 21% 22% 26% 15% 269% 61% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.3%
Contains more Folate +17.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +19.2%
Contains more Fats +458.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +410.3%
Equal in Water - 70.25
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
21% 5% 70% 3%
Protein: 20.54 g
Fats: 0.84 g
Carbs: 5.41 g
Water: 70.25 g
Other: 2.96 g
Contains more Protein +19.2%
Contains more Fats +458.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +410.3%
Equal in Water - 70.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1524.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +461.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.9%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
42% 16% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.218 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.222 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1524.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +461.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tilefish Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Protein 24.49g 20.54g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 0.84g Tilefish
Carbs 0g 5.41g Scallop
Calories 147kcal 111kcal Tilefish
Starch 3.69g Scallop
Calcium 26mg 10mg Tilefish
Iron 0.31mg 0.58mg Scallop
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Scallop
Phosphorus 236mg 426mg Scallop
Potassium 512mg 314mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 667mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 1.55mg Scallop
Copper 0.052mg 0.033mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.029mg Scallop
Selenium 51.5µg 21.7µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 5IU Tilefish
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 2µg Tilefish
Vitamin D 2IU Scallop
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.012mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.024mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 1.076mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.366mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.112mg Tilefish
Folate 17µg 20µg Scallop
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.15µg Tilefish
Choline 110.7mg Scallop
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.173mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 0.629mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 0.692mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.226mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 1.258mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.487mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.597mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 0.645mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.314mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 41mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.009g Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g 0.218g Scallop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.104g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.072g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.005g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 0.082g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 0.222g Tilefish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tilefish Scallop
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
46%
Tilefish
32%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
52%
Scallop

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 - 608mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167742/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.