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Halibut vs Rainbow trout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Halibut and Rainbow trout different?

  • Halibut is richer in Vitamin D, Selenium and Vitamin B6, while Rainbow trout is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Phosphorus and Vitamin A.
  • Rainbow trout covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 138% more than Halibut.
  • Halibut contains 2 times more Saturated Fat than Rainbow trout. Halibut contains 2.419g of Saturated Fat, while Rainbow trout contains 1.383g.

Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, raw types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +112.9%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 25% 1% 24% 19% 10% 11% 71% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 34% 18% 16% 13% 97% 7%
Contains more Iron +112.9%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin D +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +495.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +330%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 15% 822% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 126% 1% 1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 17% 47% 477% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 538% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin D +72.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +495.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +220.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +330%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
95
Halibut
119
Rainbow trout
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
25
Rainbow trout

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
86%
Halibut
120%
Rainbow trout
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Rainbow trout
Fats
64%
Halibut
29%
Rainbow trout

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Halibut Rainbow trout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Halibut Rainbow trout
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.036g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Halibut Rainbow trout Opinion
Calories 186 141 Halibut
Protein 14.37 19.94 Rainbow trout
Fats 13.84 6.18 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 2.9 Rainbow trout
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 46 59 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 635 Halibut
Iron 0.66 0.31 Halibut
Calcium 3 25 Rainbow trout
Potassium 268 377 Rainbow trout
Magnesium 26 25 Halibut
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.046 Rainbow trout
Zinc 0.4 0.45 Rainbow trout
Starch
Phosphorus 164 226 Rainbow trout
Sodium 80 51 Rainbow trout
Vitamin A 47 280 Rainbow trout
Vitamin E 0.73 2.34 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 27.4 15.9 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.12 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.09 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B3 1.5 5.567 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B5 0.25 1.667 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.34 Halibut
Vitamin B12 1 4.3 Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 1 11 Rainbow trout
Trans Fat 0.047 Halibut
Saturated Fat 2.419 1.383 Rainbow trout
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378 1.979 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367 1.507 Rainbow trout
Tryptophan 0.161 0.234 Rainbow trout
Threonine 0.63 0.915 Rainbow trout
Isoleucine 0.662 0.962 Rainbow trout
Leucine 1.168 1.696 Rainbow trout
Lysine 1.32 1.916 Rainbow trout
Methionine 0.425 0.618 Rainbow trout
Phenylalanine 0.561 0.815 Rainbow trout
Valine 0.74 1.075 Rainbow trout
Histidine 0.423 0.614 Rainbow trout
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/nutrients
  2. Rainbow trout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173717/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.