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Burbot vs. Octopus — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Burbot and Octopus

  • Burbot is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B1, while Octopus is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Octopus covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 1462% more than Burbot.
  • Burbot has 19 times more Manganese than Octopus. Burbot has 0.897mg of Manganese, while Octopus has 0.047mg.
  • Burbot is lower in Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, octopus, common, cooked, moist 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
2
:
Contains less Sodium -73%
Contains more Manganese +1808.5%
Contains more Calcium +65.6%
Contains more Iron +729.6%
Contains more Magnesium +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Copper +188.7%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 279
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 32% 358% 43% 120% 56% 60% 92% 247% 7% 489%
Contains less Sodium -73%
Contains more Manganese +1808.5%
Contains more Calcium +65.6%
Contains more Iron +729.6%
Contains more Magnesium +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Copper +188.7%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 279

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
2
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11
Octopus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1664.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +420.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3813%
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 18% 24% 0% 27% 15% 18% 71% 54% 150% 18% 4500% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +652.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1664.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +420.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3813%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
1
:
Contains more Water +21.3%
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +305.1%
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
30% 2% 4% 61% 3%
Protein: 29.82 g
Fats: 2.08 g
Carbs: 4.4 g
Water: 60.5 g
Other: 3.2 g
Contains more Water +21.3%
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +305.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -53.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +90.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.2%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
36% 26% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.453 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.324 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.477 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +90.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Octopus Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.4g Octopus
Protein 24.76g 29.82g Octopus
Fats 1.04g 2.08g Octopus
Carbs 0g 4.4g Octopus
Calories 115kcal 164kcal Octopus
Calcium 64mg 106mg Octopus
Iron 1.15mg 9.54mg Octopus
Magnesium 41mg 60mg Octopus
Phosphorus 256mg 279mg Octopus
Potassium 518mg 630mg Octopus
Sodium 124mg 460mg Burbot
Zinc 0.97mg 3.36mg Octopus
Copper 0.256mg 0.739mg Octopus
Manganese 0.897mg 0.047mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 89.6µg Octopus
Vitamin A 17IU 300IU Octopus
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 90µg Octopus
Vitamin E 1.2mg Octopus
Vitamin C 0mg 8mg Octopus
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.057mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.076mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 3.78mg Octopus
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.9mg Octopus
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.648mg Octopus
Folate 1µg 24µg Octopus
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 36µg Octopus
Choline 81mg Octopus
Vitamin K 0.1µg Octopus
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.334mg Octopus
Threonine 1.085mg 1.283mg Octopus
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.298mg Octopus
Leucine 2.012mg 2.099mg Octopus
Lysine 2.274mg 2.228mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg 0.673mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 1.069mg Octopus
Valine 1.275mg 1.303mg Octopus
Histidine 0.729mg 0.573mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 96mg Burbot
Saturated Fat 0.209g 0.453g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.162g Octopus
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.152g Octopus
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.012g Burbot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.324g Octopus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 0.477g Octopus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Burbot Octopus
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
380%
Octopus
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
150%
Octopus

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Octopus
Octopus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Octopus
Octopus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Octopus
Octopus is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 336mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.244g)
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. Octopus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174249/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.