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Burbot vs. Whitefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Burbot and Whitefish

  • Burbot has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Iron, while Whitefish has more Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Burbot covers your daily need of Manganese 35% more than Whitefish.
  • Burbot contains 3 times more Copper than Whitefish. While Burbot contains 0.256mg of Copper, Whitefish contains only 0.092mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Burbot is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat and Fish, whitefish, mixed species, 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.
Contains more Calcium +93.9%
Contains more Iron +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Copper +178.3%
Contains more Manganese +943%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 42
Equal in Selenium - 16.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 43% 29% 110% 46% 16% 26% 85% 117% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.9% 18% 30% 148% 36% 8.5% 35% 31% 11% 88%
Contains more Calcium +93.9%
Contains more Iron +144.7%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains more Copper +178.3%
Contains more Manganese +943%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 42
Equal in Selenium - 16.2

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +670.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.96
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% 0% 0% 0% 107% 40% 37% 10% 80% 0.75% 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 7.9% 0% 0% 0% 43% 36% 72% 52% 80% 13% 120% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +670.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +400%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.96

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.8%
Contains more Fats +622.1%
Contains more Other +270.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.47
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
24% 8% 65% 3%
Protein: 24.47 g
Fats: 7.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.09 g
Other: 2.93 g
Contains more Water +12.8%
Contains more Fats +622.1%
Contains more Other +270.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.47

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1405.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +623.1%
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
18% 40% 43%
Saturated Fat: 1.162 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.559 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.755 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -82%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1405.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +623.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burbot Whitefish Opinion
Protein 24.76g 24.47g Burbot
Fats 1.04g 7.51g Whitefish
Calories 115kcal 172kcal Whitefish
Calcium 64mg 33mg Burbot
Iron 1.15mg 0.47mg Burbot
Magnesium 41mg 42mg Whitefish
Phosphorus 256mg 346mg Whitefish
Potassium 518mg 406mg Burbot
Sodium 124mg 65mg Whitefish
Zinc 0.97mg 1.27mg Whitefish
Copper 0.256mg 0.092mg Burbot
Manganese 0.897mg 0.086mg Burbot
Selenium 16.2µg 16.2µg
Vitamin A 17IU 131IU Whitefish
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 39µg Whitefish
Vitamin B1 0.429mg 0.171mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.172mg 0.154mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 1.973mg 3.846mg Whitefish
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 0.865mg Whitefish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.346mg
Folate 1µg 17µg Whitefish
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0.96µg Whitefish
Tryptophan 0.277mg 0.274mg Burbot
Threonine 1.085mg 1.073mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.141mg 1.128mg Burbot
Leucine 2.012mg 1.989mg Burbot
Lysine 2.274mg 2.248mg Burbot
Methionine 0.733mg 0.724mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.966mg 0.955mg Burbot
Valine 1.275mg 1.261mg Burbot
Histidine 0.729mg 0.721mg Burbot
Cholesterol 77mg 77mg
Saturated Fat 0.209g 1.162g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.123g 1.206g Whitefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g 0.406g Whitefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.033g 0.209g Whitefish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 2.559g Whitefish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.381g 2.755g Whitefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burbot Whitefish
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
33%
Whitefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Burbot
41%
Whitefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whitefish
Whitefish contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.953g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burbot
Burbot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (77 mg)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Whitefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174246/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.