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Tilefish vs. Snapper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tilefish and Snapper

  • Tilefish has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however, Snapper is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6.
  • Snapper covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 42% more than Tilefish.
  • Snapper contains 48 times less Vitamin B2 than Tilefish. Tilefish contains 0.19mg of Vitamin B2, while Snapper contains 0.004mg.
  • Snapper has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, snapper, mixed species, 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 Iron +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 522
Equal in Sodium - 57
Equal in Selenium - 49
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 12% 9% 27% 87% 47% 8% 12% 16% 3% 268%
Contains more Iron +29.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.5%
Contains more Copper +13%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 522
Equal in Sodium - 57
Equal in Selenium - 49

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 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +911.6%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
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% 6% 14% 1% 7% 53% 107% 5% 438% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +4650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +911.6%
Contains more Folate +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +172.7%
Contains more Other +181%
Equal in Protein - 26.3
Equal in Water - 70.35
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
Contains more Fats +172.7%
Contains more Other +181%
Equal in Protein - 26.3
Equal in Water - 70.35

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +313.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.9%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +313.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tilefish Snapper
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 Snapper Opinion
Protein 24.49g 26.3g Snapper
Fats 4.69g 1.72g Tilefish
Calories 147kcal 128kcal Tilefish
Calcium 26mg 40mg Snapper
Iron 0.31mg 0.24mg Tilefish
Magnesium 33mg 37mg Snapper
Phosphorus 236mg 201mg Tilefish
Potassium 512mg 522mg Snapper
Sodium 59mg 57mg Snapper
Zinc 0.53mg 0.44mg Tilefish
Copper 0.052mg 0.046mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.017mg Snapper
Selenium 51.5µg 49µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 115IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 35µg Snapper
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.053mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.004mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 0.346mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.46mg Snapper
Folate 17µg 6µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 3.5µg Snapper
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.294mg Snapper
Threonine 1.074mg 1.153mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.128mg 1.212mg Snapper
Leucine 1.99mg 2.137mg Snapper
Lysine 2.249mg 2.415mg Snapper
Methionine 0.725mg 0.778mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 1.027mg Snapper
Valine 1.262mg 1.355mg Snapper
Histidine 0.721mg 0.774mg Snapper
Cholesterol 64mg 47mg Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.868g 0.365g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.273g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.048g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.022g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 0.322g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 0.588g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tilefish Snapper
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
49%
Snapper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
48%
Snapper

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.503g)
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. Snapper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173699/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.