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Burbot vs. Catfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Burbot and Catfish

  • Burbot has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however, Catfish is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B5.
  • Catfish covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 77% more than Burbot.
  • Catfish contains 50 times less Manganese than Burbot. Burbot contains 0.897mg of Manganese, while Catfish contains 0.018mg.
  • Burbot has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Fish, catfish, channel, farmed, cooked, dry heat.

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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.
Burbot
9
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Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Iron +310.7%
Contains more Magnesium +78.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.5%
Contains more Zinc +67.2%
Contains more Copper +556.4%
Contains more Manganese +4883.3%
Contains more Selenium +63.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Equal in Sodium - 119
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 3% 11% 17% 106% 33% 16% 16% 14% 3% 54%
Contains more Calcium +611.1%
Contains more Iron +310.7%
Contains more Magnesium +78.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.5%
Contains more Zinc +67.2%
Contains more Copper +556.4%
Contains more Manganese +4883.3%
Contains more Selenium +63.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Equal in Sodium - 119

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +202.2%
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 1% 20% 9% 0% 6% 24% 48% 49% 41% 9% 348% 43% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +202.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
2
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Contains more Protein +34.3%
Contains more Fats +591.3%
Equal in Water - 74.65
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
18% 7% 75%
Protein: 18.44 g
Fats: 7.19 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.65 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Protein +34.3%
Contains more Fats +591.3%
Equal in Water - 74.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -86.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1732.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +255.4%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
26% 51% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.115 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.354 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1732.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +255.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Catfish Opinion
Protein 24.76g 18.44g Burbot
Fats 1.04g 7.19g Catfish
Calories 115kcal 144kcal Catfish
Calcium 64mg 9mg Burbot
Iron 1.15mg 0.28mg Burbot
Magnesium 41mg 23mg Burbot
Phosphorus 256mg 247mg Burbot
Potassium 518mg 366mg Burbot
Sodium 124mg 119mg Catfish
Zinc 0.97mg 0.58mg Burbot
Copper 0.256mg 0.039mg Burbot
Manganese 0.897mg 0.018mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 9.9µg Burbot
Vitamin A 17IU 2IU Burbot
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 1µg Burbot
Vitamin E 0.97mg Catfish
Vitamin D 10IU Catfish
Vitamin D 0.3µg Catfish
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.024mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.1mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 2.548mg Catfish
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.811mg Catfish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.177mg Burbot
Folate 1µg 12µg Catfish
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 2.78µg Catfish
Choline 78.7mg Catfish
Vitamin K 2.5µg Catfish
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.22mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg 0.833mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.141mg 0.82mg Burbot
Leucine 2.012mg 1.396mg Burbot
Lysine 2.274mg 1.677mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg 0.539mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 0.735mg Burbot
Valine 1.275mg 0.894mg Burbot
Histidine 0.729mg 0.404mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 66mg Catfish
Trans Fat 0.063g Burbot
Saturated Fat 0.209g 1.586g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.069g Burbot
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.02g Burbot
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.018g Burbot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 3.115g Catfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 1.354g Catfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.049g Catfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burbot Catfish
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
46%
Catfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
27%
Catfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Catfish
Catfish contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Catfish
Catfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Catfish
Catfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.377g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burbot
Burbot is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)

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. Catfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175166/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.