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Tilefish vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tilefish and Whiting?

  • Tilefish is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, yet Whiting is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Tilefish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 19% higher.
  • Tilefish has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Whiting. Tilefish has 0.87mg of Vitamin B5, while Whiting has 0.25mg.
  • Tilefish contains less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 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 Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -55.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +25.3%
Contains more Calcium +138.5%
Contains more Iron +35.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains more Manganese +766.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.53
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -55.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +25.3%
Contains more Calcium +138.5%
Contains more Iron +35.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains more Manganese +766.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.53

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 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +85.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.6
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +85.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +177.5%
Contains more Other +383.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 74.71
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Fats +177.5%
Contains more Other +383.3%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +199.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +112.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.9%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +199.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +112.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tilefish Whiting
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Whiting Opinion
Protein 24.49g 23.48g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 1.69g Tilefish
Calories 147kcal 116kcal Tilefish
Calcium 26mg 62mg Whiting
Iron 0.31mg 0.42mg Whiting
Magnesium 33mg 27mg Tilefish
Phosphorus 236mg 285mg Whiting
Potassium 512mg 434mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 132mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.53mg
Copper 0.052mg 0.04mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 51.5µg 41.1µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 128IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 38µg Whiting
Vitamin E 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.068mg Tilefish
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.06mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 1.67mg Tilefish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.25mg Tilefish
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.18mg Tilefish
Folate 17µg 15µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.6µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.263mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 1.029mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 1.082mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.908mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 2.156mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.695mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.917mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 1.21mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.691mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 84mg Tilefish
Saturated Fat 0.868g 0.4g Whiting
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 0.235g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.017g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 0.445g Tilefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 0.587g Tilefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tilefish Whiting
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
44%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.468g)
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 - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.