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Bluefish vs. Burbot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bluefish and Burbot different?

  • Bluefish is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, however, Burbot is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Bluefish is 221% higher.
  • Bluefish contains 28 times more Vitamin A RAE than Burbot. While Bluefish contains 138µg of Vitamin A RAE, Burbot contains only 5µg.

Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.9%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Iron +85.5%
Contains more Copper +276.5%
Contains more Manganese +3222.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Potassium - 518
Equal in Zinc - 0.97
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 44% 30% 110% 46% 17% 27% 86% 117% 89%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.9%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Iron +85.5%
Contains more Copper +276.5%
Contains more Manganese +3222.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 41
Equal in Potassium - 518
Equal in Zinc - 0.97

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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Burbot
Contains more Vitamin A +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +452%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +576.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 108% 40% 37% 11% 80% 1% 115% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +452%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +576.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +423.1%
Contains more Other +688.6%
Contains more Water +17.2%
Equal in Protein - 24.76
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Fats +423.1%
Contains more Other +688.6%
Contains more Water +17.2%
Equal in Protein - 24.76

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1251.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +256.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.2%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1251.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +256.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bluefish Burbot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Burbot Opinion
Protein 25.69g 24.76g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 1.04g Bluefish
Calories 159kcal 115kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 64mg Burbot
Iron 0.62mg 1.15mg Burbot
Magnesium 42mg 41mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 256mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 518mg Burbot
Sodium 77mg 124mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 0.97mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.256mg Burbot
Manganese 0.027mg 0.897mg Burbot
Selenium 46.8µg 16.2µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 17IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 5µg Bluefish
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.429mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.172mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 1.973mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.173mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.346mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 1µg Bluefish
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 0.92µg Bluefish
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.277mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 1.085mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 1.141mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 2.012mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 2.274mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.733mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.966mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 1.275mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.729mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 77mg Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.209g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.123g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.09g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.033g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.17g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.381g Bluefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Burbot
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
88%
Bluefish
30%
Burbot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
58%
Burbot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.963g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Burbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174230/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.