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Butterfish vs. Carp raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butterfish and Carp raw different?

  • Butterfish is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however, Carp raw is richer in Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Butterfish is 62% higher.
  • Butterfish contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Carp raw. While Butterfish contains 5.769mg of Vitamin B3, Carp raw contains only 1.64mg.
  • Carp raw has less Cholesterol.

Fish, butterfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, carp, raw 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.
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +21.1%
Contains more Selenium +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +46.4%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -57%
Contains more Zinc +49.5%
Contains more Manganese +121.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 29
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 24% 23% 132% 43% 15% 27% 24% 3% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 47% 21% 178% 30% 7% 41% 19% 6% 69%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +21.1%
Contains more Selenium +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +46.4%
Contains more Iron +93.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -57%
Contains more Zinc +49.5%
Contains more Manganese +121.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 29

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 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.1%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 37% 45% 109% 52% 80% 13% 229% 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 +263.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.1%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +24.2%
Contains more Fats +83.6%
Contains more Other +184.6%
Contains more Water +14.2%
22% 10% 67%
Protein: 22.15 g
Fats: 10.28 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.83 g
Other: 0.74 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 Protein +24.2%
Contains more Fats +83.6%
Contains more Other +184.6%
Contains more Water +14.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterfish Carp raw Opinion
Protein 22.15g 17.83g Butterfish
Fats 10.28g 5.6g Butterfish
Calories 187kcal 127kcal Butterfish
Calcium 28mg 41mg Carp raw
Iron 0.64mg 1.24mg Carp raw
Magnesium 32mg 29mg Butterfish
Phosphorus 308mg 415mg Carp raw
Potassium 481mg 333mg Butterfish
Sodium 114mg 49mg Carp raw
Zinc 0.99mg 1.48mg Carp raw
Copper 0.069mg 0.057mg Butterfish
Manganese 0.019mg 0.042mg Carp raw
Selenium 46.8µg 12.6µg Butterfish
Vitamin A 109IU 30IU Butterfish
Vitamin A RAE 33µg 9µg Butterfish
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 0.146mg 0.115mg Butterfish
Vitamin B2 0.192mg 0.055mg Butterfish
Vitamin B3 5.769mg 1.64mg Butterfish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.75mg Butterfish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.19mg Butterfish
Folate 17µg 15µg Butterfish
Vitamin B12 1.83µg 1.53µg Butterfish
Choline 65mg Carp raw
Vitamin K 0.1µg Carp raw
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.2mg Butterfish
Threonine 0.971mg 0.782mg Butterfish
Isoleucine 1.021mg 0.822mg Butterfish
Leucine 1.801mg 1.449mg Butterfish
Lysine 2.035mg 1.638mg Butterfish
Methionine 0.656mg 0.528mg Butterfish
Phenylalanine 0.865mg 0.696mg Butterfish
Valine 1.141mg 0.919mg Butterfish
Histidine 0.652mg 0.525mg Butterfish
Cholesterol 83mg 66mg Carp raw
Saturated Fat 1.083g Butterfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.114g Carp raw
Omega-3 - EPA 0.238g Carp raw
Omega-3 - DPA 0.082g Carp raw
Monounsaturated Fat 2.328g Carp raw
Polyunsaturated fat 1.431g Carp raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterfish 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
44%
Butterfish
89%
Carp raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Butterfish
43%
Carp raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Carp raw
Carp raw contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Carp raw
Carp raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterfish
Butterfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterfish
Butterfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.083g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174231/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.