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Wolffish vs. Anchovy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Wolffish and Anchovy

  • Wolffish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B1, however, Anchovy is higher in Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Wolffish covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 72% more than Anchovy.
  • Anchovy contains 9 times less Vitamin A RAE than Wolffish. Wolffish contains 130µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Anchovy contains 15µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, wolffish, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Fish, anchovy, european, 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 Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +1737.5%
Contains more Iron +2608.3%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +470.3%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Potassium - 383
Equal in Sodium - 104
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.4% 4.5% 27% 110% 34% 14% 27% 12% 2.5% 255%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 44% 122% 29% 75% 34% 14% 47% 70% 9.1% 199%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +1737.5%
Contains more Iron +2608.3%
Contains more Zinc +72%
Contains more Copper +470.3%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Potassium - 383
Equal in Sodium - 104

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 +766%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +279%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +439.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.645
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 26% 0% 0% 0% 52% 22% 49% 39% 107% 4.5% 294% 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 3% 11% 0% 0% 14% 59% 263% 39% 33% 6.8% 78% 0% 0.25%
Contains more Vitamin A +766%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +279%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +439.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.645

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.3%
Contains more Fats +58.2%
Contains more Other +433.3%
Equal in Protein - 20.35
Equal in Water - 73.37
22% 3% 74%
Protein: 22.44 g
Fats: 3.06 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.23 g
Other: 0.27 g
20% 5% 73%
Protein: 20.35 g
Fats: 4.84 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.37 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Protein +10.3%
Contains more Fats +58.2%
Contains more Other +433.3%
Equal in Protein - 20.35
Equal in Water - 73.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.2%
18% 41% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.468 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.072 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.083 g
31% 29% 40%
Saturated Fat: 1.282 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.182 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.637 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +51.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Wolffish Anchovy
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Wolffish Anchovy Opinion
Protein 22.44g 20.35g Wolffish
Fats 3.06g 4.84g Anchovy
Calories 123kcal 131kcal Anchovy
Calcium 8mg 147mg Anchovy
Iron 0.12mg 3.25mg Anchovy
Magnesium 38mg 41mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 256mg 174mg Wolffish
Potassium 385mg 383mg Wolffish
Sodium 109mg 104mg Anchovy
Zinc 1mg 1.72mg Anchovy
Copper 0.037mg 0.211mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.019mg 0.07mg Anchovy
Selenium 46.8µg 36.5µg Wolffish
Vitamin A 433IU 50IU Wolffish
Vitamin A RAE 130µg 15µg Wolffish
Vitamin E 0.57mg Anchovy
Vitamin B1 0.208mg 0.055mg Wolffish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.256mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 2.598mg 14.024mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.658mg 0.645mg Wolffish
Vitamin B6 0.462mg 0.143mg Wolffish
Folate 6µg 9µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 2.35µg 0.62µg Wolffish
Vitamin K 0.1µg Anchovy
Tryptophan 0.251mg 0.228mg Wolffish
Threonine 0.984mg 0.892mg Wolffish
Isoleucine 1.034mg 0.938mg Wolffish
Leucine 1.824mg 1.654mg Wolffish
Lysine 2.061mg 1.869mg Wolffish
Methionine 0.664mg 0.602mg Wolffish
Phenylalanine 0.876mg 0.794mg Wolffish
Valine 1.156mg 1.048mg Wolffish
Histidine 0.661mg 0.599mg Wolffish
Cholesterol 59mg 60mg Wolffish
Saturated Fat 0.468g 1.282g Wolffish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.405g 0.911g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.393g 0.538g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.055g 0.029g Wolffish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.072g 1.182g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.083g 1.637g Anchovy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Wolffish Anchovy
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%
Wolffish
39%
Anchovy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Wolffish
64%
Anchovy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wolffish
Wolffish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wolffish
Wolffish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wolffish
Wolffish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.814g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Anchovy
Anchovy contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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. Wolffish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174247/nutrients
  2. Anchovy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174182/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.