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Grouper fish vs. Butterfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Grouper fish and Butterfish

  • Grouper fish has more Iron, while Butterfish has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Butterfish covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 48% more than Grouper fish.
  • Grouper fish contains 2 times more Iron than Butterfish. While Grouper fish contains 1.14mg of Iron, Butterfish contains only 0.64mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Grouper fish is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, butterfish, 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 Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Manganese +58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 481
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 43% 27% 62% 42% 7% 14% 15% 2% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 24% 23% 132% 43% 15% 27% 24% 3% 256%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -53.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Manganese +58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 481
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1414.2%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 0% 21% 2% 8% 53% 81% 8% 87% 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% 0% 0% 0% 37% 45% 109% 52% 80% 13% 229% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1414.2%
Contains more Folate +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.1%
Contains more Fats +690.8%
Contains more Other +48%
Equal in Water - 66.83
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
22% 10% 67%
Protein: 22.15 g
Fats: 10.28 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.83 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +12.1%
Contains more Fats +690.8%
Contains more Other +48%
Equal in Water - 66.83

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grouper fish Butterfish Opinion
Protein 24.84g 22.15g Grouper fish
Fats 1.3g 10.28g Butterfish
Calories 118kcal 187kcal Butterfish
Calcium 21mg 28mg Butterfish
Iron 1.14mg 0.64mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 37mg 32mg Grouper fish
Phosphorus 143mg 308mg Butterfish
Potassium 475mg 481mg Butterfish
Sodium 53mg 114mg Grouper fish
Zinc 0.51mg 0.99mg Butterfish
Copper 0.045mg 0.069mg Butterfish
Manganese 0.012mg 0.019mg Butterfish
Selenium 46.8µg 46.8µg
Vitamin A 165IU 109IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 33µg Grouper fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.146mg Butterfish
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.192mg Butterfish
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 5.769mg Butterfish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.865mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B6 0.35mg 0.346mg Grouper fish
Folate 10µg 17µg Butterfish
Vitamin B12 0.69µg 1.83µg Butterfish
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.248mg Grouper fish
Threonine 1.089mg 0.971mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 1.145mg 1.021mg Grouper fish
Leucine 2.019mg 1.801mg Grouper fish
Lysine 2.282mg 2.035mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.735mg 0.656mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.97mg 0.865mg Grouper fish
Valine 1.28mg 1.141mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.731mg 0.652mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 47mg 83mg Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.299g Butterfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.213g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.035g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g Grouper fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.268g Grouper fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g Grouper fish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Grouper fish Butterfish
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
20%
Grouper fish
44%
Butterfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Grouper fish
55%
Butterfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterfish
Butterfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.299g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Butterfish
Butterfish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Grouper fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171963/nutrients
  2. Butterfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174231/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.