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Butterfish raw vs. Carp raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Butterfish raw and Carp raw

  • Butterfish raw is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Carp raw is higher in Phosphorus, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Butterfish raw covers your daily Selenium needs 43% more than Carp raw.
  • Butterfish raw contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Carp raw. While Butterfish raw contains 3.38g of Saturated Fat, Carp raw contains only 1.083g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, butterfish, raw and Fish, carp, raw.

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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 Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Selenium +189.7%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.9%
Contains more Zinc +92.2%
Contains more Manganese +180%
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 19% 18% 103% 34% 12% 22% 18% 2% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 47% 21% 178% 30% 7% 41% 19% 6% 69%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Selenium +189.7%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.9%
Contains more Zinc +92.2%
Contains more Manganese +180%
Equal in Copper - 0.057

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Folate - 15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 0% 30% 35% 85% 45% 70% 12% 238% 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 2% 13% 741% 6% 29% 13% 31% 45% 44% 12% 192% 36% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.115
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Folate - 15

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +43.2%
Contains more Other +119.2%
Equal in Protein - 17.83
Equal in Water - 76.31
17% 8% 74%
Protein: 17.28 g
Fats: 8.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.13 g
Other: 0.57 g
18% 6% 76%
Protein: 17.83 g
Fats: 5.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 76.31 g
Other: 0.26 g
Contains more Fats +43.2%
Contains more Other +119.2%
Equal in Protein - 17.83
Equal in Water - 76.31

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +45.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.5%
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 3.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.59 g
22% 48% 30%
Saturated Fat: 1.083 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.328 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.431 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +45.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfish raw Carp raw Opinion
Protein 17.28g 17.83g Carp raw
Fats 8.02g 5.6g Butterfish raw
Calories 146kcal 127kcal Butterfish raw
Calcium 22mg 41mg Carp raw
Iron 0.5mg 1.24mg Carp raw
Magnesium 25mg 29mg Carp raw
Phosphorus 240mg 415mg Carp raw
Potassium 375mg 333mg Butterfish raw
Sodium 89mg 49mg Carp raw
Zinc 0.77mg 1.48mg Carp raw
Copper 0.054mg 0.057mg Carp raw
Manganese 0.015mg 0.042mg Carp raw
Selenium 36.5µg 12.6µg Butterfish raw
Vitamin A 100IU 30IU Butterfish raw
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 9µg Butterfish raw
Vitamin E 0.63mg Carp raw
Vitamin D 988IU Carp raw
Vitamin D 24.7µg Carp raw
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Carp raw
Vitamin B1 0.12mg 0.115mg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.055mg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B3 4.5mg 1.64mg Butterfish raw
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.75mg
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.19mg Butterfish raw
Folate 15µg 15µg
Vitamin B12 1.9µg 1.53µg Butterfish raw
Choline 65mg Carp raw
Vitamin K 0.1µg Carp raw
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.2mg Carp raw
Threonine 0.758mg 0.782mg Carp raw
Isoleucine 0.796mg 0.822mg Carp raw
Leucine 1.405mg 1.449mg Carp raw
Lysine 1.587mg 1.638mg Carp raw
Methionine 0.512mg 0.528mg Carp raw
Phenylalanine 0.675mg 0.696mg Carp raw
Valine 0.89mg 0.919mg Carp raw
Histidine 0.509mg 0.525mg Carp raw
Cholesterol 65mg 66mg Butterfish raw
Saturated Fat 3.38g 1.083g Carp raw
Omega-3 - DHA 0.114g Carp raw
Omega-3 - EPA 0.238g Carp raw
Omega-3 - DPA 0.082g Carp raw
Monounsaturated Fat 3.38g 2.328g Butterfish raw
Polyunsaturated fat 0.59g 1.431g Carp raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butterfish raw Carp raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
40%
Butterfish raw
89%
Carp raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Butterfish raw
43%
Carp raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp raw
Carp raw contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carp raw
Carp raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.297g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Carp raw
Carp raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfish raw
Butterfish raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Butterfish raw
Butterfish raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
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. Butterfish raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171951/nutrients
  2. Carp raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171952/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.