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Bluefish vs. Butterfish raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bluefish and Butterfish raw?

  • Bluefish is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Phosphorus, while Butterfish raw is higher in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bluefish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 180% higher.
  • Butterfish raw has 5 times less Vitamin A RAE than Bluefish. Bluefish has 138µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Butterfish raw has 30µg.
  • Bluefish is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, butterfish, 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 Iron +24%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains less Sodium -13.5%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +80%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
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 7% 19% 18% 103% 34% 12% 22% 18% 2% 200%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains less Sodium -13.5%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +80%
Contains more Selenium +28.2%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%

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 +359%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +650%
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 6% 0% 0% 0% 30% 35% 85% 45% 70% 12% 238% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +359%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +650%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +48.7%
Contains more Other +993%
Contains more Fats +47.4%
Contains more Water +18.3%
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
17% 8% 74%
Protein: 17.28 g
Fats: 8.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.13 g
Other: 0.57 g
Contains more Protein +48.7%
Contains more Other +993%
Contains more Fats +47.4%
Contains more Water +18.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +130.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.1%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.59 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +130.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Butterfish raw Opinion
Protein 25.69g 17.28g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 8.02g Butterfish raw
Calories 159kcal 146kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 22mg Butterfish raw
Iron 0.62mg 0.5mg Bluefish
Magnesium 42mg 25mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 240mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 375mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 89mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 0.77mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.054mg Bluefish
Manganese 0.027mg 0.015mg Bluefish
Selenium 46.8µg 36.5µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 100IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 30µg Bluefish
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.12mg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.15mg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 4.5mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.75mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.3mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 15µg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 1.9µg Bluefish
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.194mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 0.758mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 0.796mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.405mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 1.587mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.512mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.675mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 0.89mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.509mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 65mg Butterfish raw
Saturated Fat 1.172g 3.38g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 3.38g Butterfish raw
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.59g Bluefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Butterfish raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
40%
Butterfish raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
43%
Butterfish raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterfish raw
Butterfish raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.208g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Butterfish raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171951/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.