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Halibut vs Squid as food - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Halibut and Squid as food?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, Selenium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin A RAE in Squid as food is higher than in Halibut.
  • Squid as food's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 183% more.
  • Halibut has less Cholesterol.

We used Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Mollusks, cuttlefish, mixed species, cooked, moist heat types 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
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Iron +1542.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +253.7%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Zinc +765%
Contains more Copper +3226.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 407% 43% 249% 57% 98% 95% 333%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Iron +1542.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +253.7%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Zinc +765%
Contains more Copper +3226.7%

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 B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2061.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 0% 0% 29% 5% 399% 42% 54% 63% 18% 676% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1336.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2061.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +440%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Squid as food Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.64g Squid as food
Protein 14.37g 32.48g Squid as food
Fats 13.84g 1.4g Halibut
Carbs 0g 1.64g Squid as food
Calories 186kcal 158kcal Halibut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Squid as food
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 3mg 180mg Squid as food
Iron 0.66mg 10.84mg Squid as food
Magnesium 26mg 60mg Squid as food
Phosphorus 164mg 580mg Squid as food
Potassium 268mg 637mg Squid as food
Sodium 80mg 744mg Halibut
Zinc 0.4mg 3.46mg Squid as food
Copper 0.03mg 0.998mg Squid as food
Vitamin A 47IU 675IU Squid as food
Vitamin E 0.73mg mg Halibut
Vitamin D 1097IU IU Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4µg µg Halibut
Vitamin C 0mg 8.5mg Squid as food
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.017mg Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 1.729mg Squid as food
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 2.189mg Squid as food
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.9mg Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.27mg Halibut
Folate 1µg 24µg Squid as food
Vitamin B12 1µg 5.4µg Squid as food
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Halibut
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.364mg Squid as food
Threonine 0.63mg 1.398mg Squid as food
Isoleucine 0.662mg 1.414mg Squid as food
Leucine 1.168mg 2.287mg Squid as food
Lysine 1.32mg 2.427mg Squid as food
Methionine 0.425mg 0.733mg Squid as food
Phenylalanine 0.561mg 1.164mg Squid as food
Valine 0.74mg 1.419mg Squid as food
Histidine 0.423mg 0.624mg Squid as food
Cholesterol 46mg 224mg Halibut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.419g 0.236g Squid as food
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378g 0.162g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367g 0.268g Halibut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Halibut Squid as food
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
95
Halibut
110
Squid as food
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
167
Squid as food

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 food.
Protein
86%
Halibut
195%
Squid as food
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
2%
Squid as food
Fats
64%
Halibut
6%
Squid as food

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.183g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Squid as food
Squid as food is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 664mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 178mg)
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

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 to 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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/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.