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Alaska pollock vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 339mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.26g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Alaska pollock Halibut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Alaska pollock Halibut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
33
Alaska pollock
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
35
Alaska pollock
16
Halibut

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +211.5%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +42.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains more Iron +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.9%
Contains more Calcium +2300%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +211.5%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +42.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains more Iron +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +266%
Contains more Vitamin D +2051%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 47
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin B2 +178.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +266%
Contains more Vitamin D +2051%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 47
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
141%
Alaska pollock
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Halibut
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
64%
Halibut

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Alaska pollock Halibut Opinion
Calories 111 186 Halibut
Protein 23.48 14.37 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 51 1097 Halibut
Iron 0.56 0.66 Halibut
Calcium 72 3 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 268 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 26 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.03 Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.57 0.4 Alaska pollock
Starch
Phosphorus 267 164 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 80 Halibut
Vitamin A 51 47 Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.28 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 1.3 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.06 Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.08 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 1.5 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432 0.25 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.42 Halibut
Vitamin B12 3.66 1 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 2.419 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 1.367 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.263 0.161 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 0.63 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 0.662 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 1.168 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 1.32 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 0.425 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.561 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 0.74 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 0.423 Alaska pollock
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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