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Swordfish vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.508g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Swordfish
Swordfish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Swordfish
Swordfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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.
Swordfish Halibut
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Swordfish 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
75
Swordfish
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
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 +100%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Magnesium +34.6%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Magnesium +34.6%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%

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 A +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +516.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Contains more Vitamin D +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +174.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +230.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +516.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Contains more Vitamin D +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
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%
Swordfish
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Halibut
Fats
37%
Swordfish
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 Swordfish Halibut Opinion
Calories 172 186 Halibut
Protein 23.45 14.37 Swordfish
Fats 7.93 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 666 1097 Halibut
Iron 0.45 0.66 Halibut
Calcium 6 3 Swordfish
Potassium 499 268 Swordfish
Magnesium 35 26 Swordfish
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.03 Swordfish
Zinc 0.78 0.4 Swordfish
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Phosphorus 304 164 Swordfish
Sodium 97 80 Halibut
Vitamin A 129 47 Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41 0.73 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.06 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.08 Halibut
Vitamin B3 9.254 1.5 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 0.25 Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.42 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62 1 Swordfish
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Halibut
Saturated Fat 1.911 2.419 Swordfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 1.367 Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.265 0.161 Swordfish
Threonine 1.035 0.63 Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088 0.662 Swordfish
Leucine 1.919 1.168 Swordfish
Lysine 2.168 1.32 Swordfish
Methionine 0.699 0.425 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922 0.561 Swordfish
Valine 1.216 0.74 Swordfish
Histidine 0.695 0.423 Swordfish
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