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Whelk vs. Scallop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Whelk and Scallop

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B2 in Whelk is higher than in Scallop.
  • Whelk covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 697% more than Scallop.
  • Scallop has 90 times less Copper than Whelk. Whelk has 2.06mg of Copper, while Scallop has 0.023mg.
  • Scallop contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, scallop, mixed species, raw.

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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.
Whelk
8
:
Contains more Calcium +1783.3%
Contains more Iron +2547.4%
Contains more Magnesium +681.8%
Contains more Potassium +238.5%
Contains more Zinc +258.2%
Contains more Copper +8856.5%
Contains more Manganese +5135.3%
Contains more Selenium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Equal in Sodium - 392
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 15% 16% 144% 19% 52% 25% 8% 3% 70%
Contains more Calcium +1783.3%
Contains more Iron +2547.4%
Contains more Magnesium +681.8%
Contains more Potassium +238.5%
Contains more Zinc +258.2%
Contains more Copper +8856.5%
Contains more Manganese +5135.3%
Contains more Selenium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Equal in Sodium - 392

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.
Whelk
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +790.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1186.5%
Contains more Folate +45.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 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% 2% 4% 14% 13% 17% 12% 177% 36% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +790.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1186.5%
Contains more Folate +45.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Whelk
4
:
Contains more Protein +295.4%
Contains more Fats +63.3%
Contains more Carbs +388.1%
Contains more Other +129.9%
Contains more Water +157.9%
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
12% 3% 83% 2%
Protein: 12.06 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 3.18 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 1.74 g
Contains more Protein +295.4%
Contains more Fats +63.3%
Contains more Carbs +388.1%
Contains more Other +129.9%
Contains more Water +157.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Whelk
2
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.6%
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
42% 16% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.128 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.048 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.13 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whelk Scallop Opinion
Net carbs 15.52g 3.18g Whelk
Protein 47.68g 12.06g Whelk
Fats 0.8g 0.49g Whelk
Carbs 15.52g 3.18g Whelk
Calories 275kcal 69kcal Whelk
Starch 2.17g Scallop
Calcium 113mg 6mg Whelk
Iron 10.06mg 0.38mg Whelk
Magnesium 172mg 22mg Whelk
Phosphorus 282mg 334mg Scallop
Potassium 694mg 205mg Whelk
Sodium 412mg 392mg Scallop
Zinc 3.26mg 0.91mg Whelk
Copper 2.06mg 0.023mg Whelk
Manganese 0.89mg 0.017mg Whelk
Selenium 89.6µg 12.8µg Whelk
Vitamin A 162IU 3IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 49µg 1µg Whelk
Vitamin D 1IU Scallop
Vitamin C 6.8mg 0mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.049mg 0.007mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.214mg 0.015mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 1.995mg 0.703mg Whelk
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.215mg Whelk
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.073mg Whelk
Folate 11µg 16µg Scallop
Vitamin B12 18.14µg 1.41µg Whelk
Choline 65mg Scallop
Tryptophan 0.618mg 0.102mg Whelk
Threonine 2.136mg 0.369mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.655mg 0.406mg Whelk
Leucine 3.807mg 0.72mg Whelk
Lysine 2.93mg 0.739mg Whelk
Methionine 1.205mg 0.286mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 1.648mg 0.351mg Whelk
Valine 2.075mg 0.379mg Whelk
Histidine 0.977mg 0.185mg Whelk
Cholesterol 130mg 24mg Scallop
Trans Fat 0.005g Whelk
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.128g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.012g 0.061g Scallop
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0.042g Scallop
Omega-3 - DPA 0.003g Scallop
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.048g Whelk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.046g 0.13g Scallop
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Scallop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.007g Scallop
Omega-3 - ALA 0.003g Scallop
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Scallop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Whelk Scallop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
199%
Whelk
21%
Scallop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
215%
Whelk
35%
Scallop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallop
Scallop contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scallop
Scallop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 106mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/nutrients
  2. Scallop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174220/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.