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Yellowtail vs. Anchovy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Yellowtail and Anchovy?

  • Yellowtail is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B1, yet Anchovy is richer in Vitamin B3, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Anchovy's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 33% higher.
  • Yellowtail has 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Anchovy. Yellowtail has 0.175mg of Vitamin B1, while Anchovy has 0.055mg.

We used Fish, yellowtail, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, anchovy, european, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +15.5%
Contains more Potassium +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +406.9%
Contains more Iron +415.9%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 24% 28% 87% 48% 7% 19% 20% 3% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 122% 30% 75% 34% 14% 47% 71% 10% 200%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains more Potassium +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +406.9%
Contains more Iron +415.9%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Manganese +268.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 41

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 +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Folate +125%
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 7% 0% 0% 10% 44% 12% 164% 41% 43% 3% 157% 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% 12% 0% 0% 14% 60% 263% 39% 33% 7% 78% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +108%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.9%
Contains more Folate +125%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.645

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +45.8%
Contains more Fats +38.8%
Equal in Water - 73.37
Equal in Other - 1.44
30% 7% 67%
Protein: 29.67 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0 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 +45.8%
Contains more Fats +38.8%
Equal in Water - 73.37
Equal in Other - 1.44

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Yellowtail Anchovy
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Yellowtail Anchovy Opinion
Protein 29.67g 20.35g Yellowtail
Fats 6.72g 4.84g Yellowtail
Calories 187kcal 131kcal Yellowtail
Calcium 29mg 147mg Anchovy
Iron 0.63mg 3.25mg Anchovy
Magnesium 38mg 41mg Anchovy
Phosphorus 201mg 174mg Yellowtail
Potassium 538mg 383mg Yellowtail
Sodium 50mg 104mg Yellowtail
Zinc 0.67mg 1.72mg Anchovy
Copper 0.058mg 0.211mg Anchovy
Manganese 0.019mg 0.07mg Anchovy
Selenium 46.8µg 36.5µg Yellowtail
Vitamin A 104IU 50IU Yellowtail
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 15µg Yellowtail
Vitamin E 0.57mg Anchovy
Vitamin C 2.9mg 0mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B1 0.175mg 0.055mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.051mg 0.256mg Anchovy
Vitamin B3 8.718mg 14.024mg Anchovy
Vitamin B5 0.681mg 0.645mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.143mg Yellowtail
Folate 4µg 9µg Anchovy
Vitamin B12 1.25µg 0.62µg Yellowtail
Vitamin K 0.1µg Anchovy
Tryptophan 0.332mg 0.228mg Yellowtail
Threonine 1.301mg 0.892mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 1.367mg 0.938mg Yellowtail
Leucine 2.411mg 1.654mg Yellowtail
Lysine 2.725mg 1.869mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.878mg 0.602mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 1.158mg 0.794mg Yellowtail
Valine 1.528mg 1.048mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.873mg 0.599mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 71mg 60mg Anchovy
Saturated Fat 1.282g Yellowtail
Omega-3 - DHA 0.911g Anchovy
Omega-3 - EPA 0.538g Anchovy
Omega-3 - DPA 0.029g Anchovy
Monounsaturated Fat 1.182g Anchovy
Polyunsaturated fat 1.637g Anchovy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Yellowtail 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
37%
Yellowtail
39%
Anchovy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Yellowtail
64%
Anchovy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.282g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Anchovy
Anchovy is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Anchovy
Anchovy 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. Yellowtail - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174248/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.