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Squid as food vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Squid as food and Halibut?

  • 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 contains 33 times less Copper than Squid as food. Squid as food contains 0.998mg of Copper, while Halibut contains 0.03mg.
  • Halibut has less Sodium.

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

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food Halibut
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
110
Squid as food
95
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
167
Squid as food
21
Halibut

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

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. Squid as food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172010/nutrients
  2. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.