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Whelk vs. Whelk raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Whelk and Whelk raw

  • Whelk is higher than Whelk raw in Vitamin B12, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Zinc.
  • Whelk covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 378% more than Whelk raw.
  • Whelk contains 2 times more Copper than Whelk raw. While Whelk contains 2.06mg of Copper, Whelk raw contains only 1.03mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Whelk raw is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, 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.
Contains more Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +99.1%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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 18% 189% 62% 61% 31% 27% 45% 344% 59% 245%
Contains more Calcium +98.2%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Manganese +99.1%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.1%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
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 6% 3% 0% 14% 7% 25% 20% 13% 79% 5% 1134% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.1%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +100%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +100%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Water +106.3%
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
24% 8% 66% 2%
Protein: 23.84 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.76 g
Water: 66 g
Other: 2 g
Contains more Protein +100%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +100%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Water +106.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +100%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whelk Whelk raw Opinion
Net carbs 15.52g 7.76g Whelk
Protein 47.68g 23.84g Whelk
Fats 0.8g 0.4g Whelk
Carbs 15.52g 7.76g Whelk
Calories 275kcal 137kcal Whelk
Calcium 113mg 57mg Whelk
Iron 10.06mg 5.03mg Whelk
Magnesium 172mg 86mg Whelk
Phosphorus 282mg 141mg Whelk
Potassium 694mg 347mg Whelk
Sodium 412mg 206mg Whelk raw
Zinc 3.26mg 1.63mg Whelk
Copper 2.06mg 1.03mg Whelk
Manganese 0.89mg 0.447mg Whelk
Selenium 89.6µg 44.8µg Whelk
Vitamin A 162IU 87IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 49µg 26µg Whelk
Vitamin E 0.13mg Whelk raw
Vitamin C 6.8mg 4mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.049mg 0.026mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.214mg 0.107mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 1.995mg 1.05mg Whelk
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.208mg Whelk
Vitamin B6 0.65mg 0.342mg Whelk
Folate 11µg 6µg Whelk
Vitamin B12 18.14µg 9.07µg Whelk
Choline 65mg Whelk raw
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whelk raw
Tryptophan 0.618mg 0.309mg Whelk
Threonine 2.136mg 1.068mg Whelk
Isoleucine 1.655mg 0.828mg Whelk
Leucine 3.807mg 1.903mg Whelk
Lysine 2.93mg 1.465mg Whelk
Methionine 1.205mg 0.603mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 1.648mg 0.824mg Whelk
Valine 2.075mg 1.037mg Whelk
Histidine 0.977mg 0.488mg Whelk
Cholesterol 130mg 65mg Whelk raw
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.031g Whelk raw
Omega-3 - DHA 0.012g 0.006g Whelk
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0.004g Whelk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.028g Whelk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.046g 0.023g Whelk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Whelk Whelk raw
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
103%
Whelk raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
215%
Whelk
108%
Whelk raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whelk raw
Whelk raw contains less Sodium (difference - 206mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Whelk raw
Whelk raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk raw
Whelk raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Whelk raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171983/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.