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Channel Catfish (raw) review: 70 facts and highlights

Channel Catfish (raw)
45
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Channel Catfish (raw)

Why is Channel Catfish (raw) better than the average?

  • More lipids per 100g
    ?

    5.94gvs4.37g
  • Higher water content per 100g
    ?

    79.06gvs74.1g
  • More pantothenic acid per 100g
    ?

    670mgvs460.83mg
  • More folate per 100g
    ?

    10µgvs9.78µg
  • More vitamin K per 100g
    ?

    2.1µgvs0.76µg
  • Less trans fatty acids per 100g
    ?

    52gvs23.57g
  • Less cholesterol per 100g
    ?

    55mgvs56.23mg
  • More threonine per 100g
    ?

    688gvs584.99g

General values

1. higher water content per 100g
?

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Pink Salmon (canned, unsalted)

703g

79.06g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g
?

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Best

Yellowfin Tuna (raw)

0g

0g

3. more proteins per 100g
?

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Tilapia (raw)

208g

15.23g

4. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
?

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Red Caviar

1105kJ

496kJ

5. more glucose per 100g
?

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.

Best

Wild Eastern Oyster (raw)

0.62g

0g

6. more maltose per 100g
?

Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.

Best

Wild Eastern Oyster (raw)

0g

0g

Fats

1. more lipids per 100g
?

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Red Caviar

17.9g

5.94g

2. more saturated fatty acids per 100g
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Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.

Best

Wild Atlantic Salmon (raw)

981g

1.31g

3. more monounsaturated fatty acids per 100g
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A form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

Best

Pink Salmon (canned, drained, skinless, boneless)

971g

2.57g

4. more polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g
?

A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

Best

Chum Salmon (raw)

898g

1.12g

5. less trans fatty acids per 100g
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Trans fatty acids are the unhealthy form of unsaturated fatty acids added to food from vegetable oil for better taste and longer shelf life. They increase bad cholesterol and the risk of coronary heart diseases.

Best

Channel Catfish (raw)

52g

52g

6. less cholesterol per 100g
?

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Best

Light Tuna (canned in oil, unsalted, drained)

18mg

55mg

Minerals

1. more ash per 100g
?

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained)

11.1g

1.05g

2. more phosphorus per 100g
?

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones)

490mg

204mg

3. more zinc per 100g
?

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.

Best

Eastern Oyster (canned)

90.95mg

0.48mg

4. more calcium per 100g
?

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.

Best

Atlantic Sardine (canned in oil, drained, with bones)

382mg

8mg

5. more magnesium per 100g
?

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Red Caviar

300mg

19mg

6. more potassium per 100g
?

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

European Anchovy (canned in oil, drained)

544mg

302mg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
?

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Bluefin Tuna (raw)

2183IU

1IU

2. more vitamin K per 100g
?

Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble vitamins (K1 and K2) needed for the synthesis of proteins that ensure blood coagulation and help bone metabolism.

Best

Light Tuna (canned in oil, salted, drained)

44µg

2.1µg

3. more thiamin per 100g
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Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.

Best

Florida Pompano (raw)

560mg

20mg

4. more riboflavin per 100g
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Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.

Best

Red Caviar

620mg

83mg

5. more niacin per 100g
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Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

Best

Wild Eastern Oyster (raw)

925mg

2.1mg

6. more pantothenic acid per 100g
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Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Best

Wild Rainbow Trout (raw)

928mg

670mg

Antioxidants

1. more gamma-tocopherol per 100g
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Gamma-tocopherol is one of the chemical compounds of the vitamin E group, found in soybeans and corn oil. It acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, to strengthen the immune system and prevent blood clotting

Best

Rainbow Trout (raw)

4mg

0.22mg

2. more beta-tocopherol per 100g
?

Beta-tocopherol is a type of vitamin E, that acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, to strengthen the immune system and prevent blood clotting.

Best

Light Tuna (canned in oil, salted, drained)

2mg

1mg

Amino acids

1. more valine per 100g
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Valine is an essential amino acid promoting normal growth, tissue repair, blood sugar regulation, muscle coordination, emotions and mental vigor. It helps maintaining proper nitrogen balance in the body and can serve as an energy source for muscle tissues.

Best

Pumpkin Seed Sunfish (raw)

999g

738g

2. more tryptophan per 100g
?

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

Best

Light Tuna (canned in oil, unsalted, drained)

326g

182g

3. more isoleucine per 100g
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Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

Wild Coho Salmon (raw)

996g

678g

4. more leucine per 100g
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Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Blue Mussel (raw)

838g

1.15g

5. more lysine per 100g
?

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Blue Mussel (raw)

889g

1.39g

6. more methionine per 100g
?

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Best

Light Tuna (canned in oil, unsalted, drained)

862g

445g

Miscellaneous

1. more alpha carotene per 100g
?

Alpha carotene is similar to beta carotene but is more effective in its role as an antioxidant. It helps maintaining healthy bones, skin and vision, as well as a strong immune system.

Best

Yellowfin Tuna (raw)

0µg

0µg

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