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Whiting vs. Ling fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Whiting and Ling fish

  • Whiting has more Vitamin B12, while Ling fish has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Whiting's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 81% higher.
  • Ling fish contains 2 times less Cholesterol than Whiting. Whiting contains 84mg of Cholesterol, while Ling fish contains 51mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, ling, 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 Calcium +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.7%
Contains more Manganese +242.1%
Contains more Iron +97.6%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains more Copper +252.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Contains more Calcium +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.7%
Contains more Manganese +242.1%
Contains more Iron +97.6%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains more Copper +252.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.9%

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 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95%
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%
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% 0% 32% 54% 53% 23% 81% 6% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +106.1%
Contains more Other +691.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.35
Equal in Water - 73.88
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
Contains more Fats +106.1%
Contains more Other +691.7%
Equal in Protein - 24.35
Equal in Water - 73.88

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whiting Ling fish Opinion
Protein 23.48g 24.35g Ling fish
Fats 1.69g 0.82g Whiting
Calories 116kcal 111kcal Whiting
Calcium 62mg 44mg Whiting
Iron 0.42mg 0.83mg Ling fish
Magnesium 27mg 81mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 285mg 254mg Whiting
Potassium 434mg 486mg Ling fish
Sodium 132mg 173mg Whiting
Zinc 0.53mg 1mg Ling fish
Copper 0.04mg 0.141mg Ling fish
Manganese 0.13mg 0.038mg Whiting
Selenium 41.1µg 46.8µg Ling fish
Vitamin A 128IU 115IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 35µg Whiting
Vitamin E 0.38mg Whiting
Vitamin D 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.068mg 0.127mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.231mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 1.67mg 2.801mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.369mg Ling fish
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.351mg Ling fish
Folate 15µg 8µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 2.6µg 0.65µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.273mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.029mg 1.067mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.082mg 1.122mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.908mg 1.979mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.156mg 2.236mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.695mg 0.721mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 0.95mg Ling fish
Valine 1.21mg 1.254mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.691mg 0.717mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 84mg 51mg Ling fish
Saturated Fat 0.4g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.235g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g Whiting
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.587g Whiting

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Whiting Ling fish
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
44%
Whiting
26%
Ling fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Whiting
61%
Ling fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whiting
Whiting contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ling fish
Ling fish is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/nutrients
  2. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/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.