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Burbot vs. Squid — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Burbot and Squid different?

  • Burbot is higher in Vitamin B1, and Manganese, however, Squid is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Squid is 187% higher.
  • Burbot contains 25 times more Vitamin B1 than Squid. While Burbot contains 0.429mg of Vitamin B1, Squid contains only 0.017mg.
  • Burbot has less Cholesterol.

Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat are the varieties used 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.
Burbot
2
:
8
Squid
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Manganese +329.2%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +842.6%
Contains more Magnesium +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Zinc +256.7%
Contains more Copper +289.8%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%
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 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333% 28% 489%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Manganese +329.2%
Contains more Calcium +181.3%
Contains more Iron +842.6%
Contains more Magnesium +46.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.6%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Zinc +256.7%
Contains more Copper +289.8%
Contains more Selenium +453.1%

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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7
Squid
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2423.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3870.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +905.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +420.2%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +487%
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 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2423.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3870.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +905.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +420.2%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +487%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
1
:
4
Squid
Contains more Water +20.1%
Contains more Protein +31.2%
Contains more Fats +34.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +325.3%
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
32% 61% 3%
Protein: 32.48 g
Fats: 1.4 g
Carbs: 1.64 g
Water: 61.12 g
Other: 3.36 g
Contains more Water +20.1%
Contains more Protein +31.2%
Contains more Fats +34.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +325.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
3
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0
Squid
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.162
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
35% 24% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.236 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.162 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.268 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +42.2%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.162

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Squid Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.64g Squid
Protein 24.76g 32.48g Squid
Fats 1.04g 1.4g Squid
Carbs 0g 1.64g Squid
Calories 115kcal 158kcal Squid
Calcium 64mg 180mg Squid
Iron 1.15mg 10.84mg Squid
Magnesium 41mg 60mg Squid
Phosphorus 256mg 580mg Squid
Potassium 518mg 637mg Squid
Sodium 124mg 744mg Burbot
Zinc 0.97mg 3.46mg Squid
Copper 0.256mg 0.998mg Squid
Manganese 0.897mg 0.209mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 89.6µg Squid
Vitamin A 17IU 675IU Squid
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 203µg Squid
Vitamin C 0mg 8.5mg Squid
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.017mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 1.729mg Squid
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 2.189mg Squid
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.9mg Squid
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.27mg Burbot
Folate 1µg 24µg Squid
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 5.4µg Squid
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.364mg Squid
Threonine 1.085mg 1.398mg Squid
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.414mg Squid
Leucine 2.012mg 2.287mg Squid
Lysine 2.274mg 2.427mg Squid
Methionine 0.733mg 0.733mg
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 1.164mg Squid
Valine 1.275mg 1.419mg Squid
Histidine 0.729mg 0.624mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 224mg Burbot
Saturated Fat 0.209g 0.236g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.132g Squid
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.078g Burbot
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.012g Burbot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.162g Burbot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 0.268g Burbot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Burbot Squid
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
102%
Squid
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
185%
Squid

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid
Squid is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid
Squid is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Squid
Squid is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Burbot
Burbot contains less Sodium (difference - 620mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 147mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Squid - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.