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Burbot vs. Tilapia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Burbot and Tilapia

  • Burbot has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however, Tilapia is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Tilapia's daily need coverage for Selenium is 69% more.
  • Burbot contains 24 times more Manganese than Tilapia. Burbot contains 0.897mg of Manganese, while Tilapia contains 0.037mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tilapia, 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
8
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Contains more Calcium +357.1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Manganese +2324.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.8%
Contains more Selenium +235.8%
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% 26% 25% 88% 34% 8% 12% 25% 5% 297%
Contains more Calcium +357.1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.3%
Contains more Zinc +136.6%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Manganese +2324.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.8%
Contains more Selenium +235.8%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +102.2%
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 0% 16% 111% 0% 24% 17% 89% 40% 29% 5% 233% 28% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +140.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +283.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +102.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
2
:
Contains more Fats +154.8%
Equal in Protein - 26.15
Equal in Water - 71.59
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
26% 3% 72%
Protein: 26.15 g
Fats: 2.65 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.59 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +154.8%
Equal in Protein - 26.15
Equal in Water - 71.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Burbot
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +461.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +57.5%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
38% 38% 24%
Saturated Fat: 0.94 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.955 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -77.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +461.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +57.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Burbot Tilapia
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 Tilapia Opinion
Protein 24.76g 26.15g Tilapia
Fats 1.04g 2.65g Tilapia
Calories 115kcal 128kcal Tilapia
Calcium 64mg 14mg Burbot
Iron 1.15mg 0.69mg Burbot
Magnesium 41mg 34mg Burbot
Phosphorus 256mg 204mg Burbot
Potassium 518mg 380mg Burbot
Sodium 124mg 56mg Tilapia
Zinc 0.97mg 0.41mg Burbot
Copper 0.256mg 0.075mg Burbot
Manganese 0.897mg 0.037mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 54.4µg Tilapia
Vitamin A 17IU 0IU Burbot
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 0µg Burbot
Vitamin E 0.79mg Tilapia
Vitamin D 150IU Tilapia
Vitamin D 3.7µg Tilapia
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.093mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.073mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 4.745mg Tilapia
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.664mg Tilapia
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.123mg Burbot
Folate 1µg 6µg Tilapia
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 1.86µg Tilapia
Choline 51.3mg Tilapia
Vitamin K 0.9µg Tilapia
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.265mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg 1.156mg Tilapia
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.22mg Tilapia
Leucine 2.012mg 2.04mg Tilapia
Lysine 2.274mg 2.315mg Tilapia
Methionine 0.733mg 0.766mg Tilapia
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 1.05mg Tilapia
Valine 1.275mg 1.28mg Tilapia
Histidine 0.729mg 0.585mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 57mg Tilapia
Saturated Fat 0.209g 0.94g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 0.13g Tilapia
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.005g Burbot
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.06g Tilapia
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.955g Tilapia
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 0.6g Tilapia
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Tilapia
Omega-3 - ALA 0.045g Tilapia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burbot Tilapia
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
45%
Tilapia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
52%
Tilapia

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilapia
Tilapia contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilapia
Tilapia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tilapia
Tilapia 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 - 0.731g)
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. Tilapia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175177/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.