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Burbot vs. Alaska pollock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Burbot and Alaska pollock?

  • Burbot is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Iron, yet Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Alaska pollock's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 114% more.
  • Burbot has 50 times more Manganese than Alaska pollock. While Burbot has 0.897mg of Manganese, Alaska pollock has only 0.018mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Burbot is lower.

We used Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) types 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 Iron +105.4%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.4%
Contains more Zinc +70.2%
Contains more Copper +326.7%
Contains more Manganese +4883.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Selenium +172.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 44% 30% 110% 46% 17% 27% 86% 117% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20% 3% 241%
Contains more Iron +105.4%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.4%
Contains more Zinc +70.2%
Contains more Copper +326.7%
Contains more Manganese +4883.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Selenium +172.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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.
Burbot
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +149.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.329

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +13.5%
Contains more Other +113.9%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 73.65
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
23% 74% 2%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.65 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +13.5%
Contains more Other +113.9%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
Equal in Water - 73.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.159 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.583 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Alaska pollock Opinion
Protein 24.76g 23.48g Burbot
Fats 1.04g 1.18g Alaska pollock
Calories 115kcal 111kcal Burbot
Calcium 64mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 1.15mg 0.56mg Burbot
Magnesium 41mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 256mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 518mg 430mg Burbot
Sodium 124mg 419mg Burbot
Zinc 0.97mg 0.57mg Burbot
Copper 0.256mg 0.06mg Burbot
Manganese 0.897mg 0.018mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 44.1µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 17IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 17µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin E 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.054mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.432mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.329mg Burbot
Folate 1µg 3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Choline 91.6mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.263mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg 1.029mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.082mg Burbot
Leucine 2.012mg 1.908mg Burbot
Lysine 2.274mg 2.157mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg 0.696mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 0.917mg Burbot
Valine 1.275mg 1.21mg Burbot
Histidine 0.729mg 0.691mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 86mg Burbot
Saturated Fat 0.209g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.423g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.086g Burbot
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.027g Burbot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.134g Burbot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burbot Alaska pollock
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
30%
Burbot
61%
Alaska pollock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
59%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burbot
Burbot contains less Sodium (difference - 295mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Burbot
Burbot is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Burbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174230/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.