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Whiting vs. Sheepshead — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Whiting and Sheepshead

  • Whiting has more Vitamin B12, while Sheepshead has more Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Copper.
  • Sheepshead's daily need coverage for Selenium is 19% higher.
  • Sheepshead contains 2 times less Calcium than Whiting. Whiting contains 62mg of Calcium, while Sheepshead contains 37mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Sheepshead is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, sheepshead, 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 +67.6%
Contains more Manganese +519%
Contains more Iron +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +205%
Contains more Selenium +24.8%
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 12% 26% 25% 150% 46% 10% 18% 41% 3% 280%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Manganese +519%
Contains more Iron +59.5%
Contains more Magnesium +29.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Zinc +18.9%
Contains more Copper +205%
Contains more Selenium +24.8%

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 Vitamin B1 +580%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.8
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% 3% 12% 34% 53% 81% 13% 288% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +580%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.4%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Other +2658.3%
Equal in Fats - 1.63
Equal in Water - 69.04
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Other +2658.3%
Equal in Fats - 1.63
Equal in Water - 69.04

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.36
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
33% 32% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.35 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.382 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.36

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whiting Sheepshead Opinion
Protein 23.48g 26.02g Sheepshead
Fats 1.69g 1.63g Whiting
Calories 116kcal 126kcal Sheepshead
Calcium 62mg 37mg Whiting
Iron 0.42mg 0.67mg Sheepshead
Magnesium 27mg 35mg Sheepshead
Phosphorus 285mg 350mg Sheepshead
Potassium 434mg 512mg Sheepshead
Sodium 132mg 73mg Sheepshead
Zinc 0.53mg 0.63mg Sheepshead
Copper 0.04mg 0.122mg Sheepshead
Manganese 0.13mg 0.021mg Whiting
Selenium 41.1µg 51.3µg Sheepshead
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 0.01mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.05mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 1.67mg 1.8mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.87mg Sheepshead
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.35mg Sheepshead
Folate 15µg 17µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 2.6µg 2.3µg Whiting
Choline 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.291mg Sheepshead
Threonine 1.029mg 1.141mg Sheepshead
Isoleucine 1.082mg 1.199mg Sheepshead
Leucine 1.908mg 2.115mg Sheepshead
Lysine 2.156mg 2.39mg Sheepshead
Methionine 0.695mg 0.77mg Sheepshead
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 1.016mg Sheepshead
Valine 1.21mg 1.34mg Sheepshead
Histidine 0.691mg 0.766mg Sheepshead
Cholesterol 84mg 64mg Sheepshead
Saturated Fat 0.4g 0.36g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DHA 0.235g 0.107g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.283g 0.083g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.04g Sheepshead
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 0.35g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.587g 0.382g Whiting

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Whiting Sheepshead
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
38%
Sheepshead
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Whiting
61%
Sheepshead

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead 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 ($)

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. Sheepshead - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175145/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.