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Burbot vs. Cod — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Burbot and Cod?

  • Burbot is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B2, yet Cod is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Cod's daily need coverage for Selenium is 39% higher.
  • Burbot has 45 times more Manganese than Cod. Burbot has 0.897mg of Manganese, while Cod has 0.02mg.
  • Cod contains less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Fish, cod, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 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.
Burbot
7
:
3
Cod
Contains more Calcium +357.1%
Contains more Iron +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Contains more Potassium +112.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.2%
Contains more Copper +611.1%
Contains more Manganese +4385%
Contains less Sodium -37.1%
Contains more Selenium +132.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 42
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 5% 19% 30% 60% 22% 11% 16% 12% 3% 206%
Contains more Calcium +357.1%
Contains more Iron +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Contains more Potassium +112.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.2%
Contains more Copper +611.1%
Contains more Manganese +4385%
Contains less Sodium -37.1%
Contains more Selenium +132.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 42

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
3
:
10
Cod
Contains more Vitamin B1 +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.18
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 3% 17% 36% 4% 22% 19% 48% 11% 66% 6% 132% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.18

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
3
:
1
Cod
Contains more Fats +20.9%
Contains more Other +102.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.83
Equal in Water - 75.92
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
23% 76%
Protein: 22.83 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.92 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Fats +20.9%
Contains more Other +102.6%
Equal in Protein - 22.83
Equal in Water - 75.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
2
:
1
Cod
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.6%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
29% 21% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.168 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.292 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Cod Opinion
Protein 24.76g 22.83g Burbot
Fats 1.04g 0.86g Burbot
Calories 115kcal 105kcal Burbot
Calcium 64mg 14mg Burbot
Iron 1.15mg 0.49mg Burbot
Magnesium 41mg 42mg Cod
Phosphorus 256mg 138mg Burbot
Potassium 518mg 244mg Burbot
Sodium 124mg 78mg Cod
Zinc 0.97mg 0.58mg Burbot
Copper 0.256mg 0.036mg Burbot
Manganese 0.897mg 0.02mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 37.6µg Cod
Vitamin A 17IU 47IU Cod
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 14µg Cod
Vitamin E 0.81mg Cod
Vitamin D 46IU Cod
Vitamin D 1.2µg Cod
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Cod
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.088mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.079mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 2.513mg Cod
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.18mg Cod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.283mg Burbot
Folate 1µg 8µg Cod
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 1.05µg Cod
Choline 83.7mg Cod
Vitamin K 0.1µg Cod
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.256mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg 1.001mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.052mg Burbot
Leucine 2.012mg 1.856mg Burbot
Lysine 2.274mg 2.097mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg 0.676mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 0.891mg Burbot
Valine 1.275mg 1.176mg Burbot
Histidine 0.729mg 0.672mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 55mg Cod
Saturated Fat 0.209g 0.168g Cod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.154g Cod
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.004g Burbot
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.013g Burbot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.124g Burbot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 0.292g Burbot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Burbot Cod
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
31%
Cod
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
38%
Cod

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cod
Cod is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Burbot
Burbot is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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)

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. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171956/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.