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Swordfish vs. Burbot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Swordfish and Burbot

  • Swordfish is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, however, Burbot is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Swordfish's daily need coverage for Selenium is 95% higher.
  • Swordfish has 9 times more Saturated Fat than Burbot. While Swordfish has 1.911g of Saturated Fat, Burbot has only 0.209g.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, swordfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, burbot, 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 Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.8%
Contains more Selenium +322.8%
Contains more Calcium +966.7%
Contains more Iron +155.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +456.5%
Contains more Manganese +6800%
Equal in Potassium - 518
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 17% 25% 131% 45% 13% 22% 16% 2% 374%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 44% 30% 110% 46% 17% 27% 86% 117% 89%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.8%
Contains more Selenium +322.8%
Contains more Calcium +966.7%
Contains more Iron +155.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +456.5%
Contains more Manganese +6800%
Equal in Potassium - 518

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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Burbot
Contains more Vitamin A +658.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 8% 49% 498% 0% 23% 15% 174% 26% 142% 2% 203% 43% 1%
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% 0% 0% 0% 108% 40% 37% 11% 80% 1% 115% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +658.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +76.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +382%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +173%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +662.5%
Contains more Other +119.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.76
Equal in Water - 73.41
23% 8% 68%
Protein: 23.45 g
Fats: 7.93 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.26 g
Other: 0.36 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.76 g
Fats: 1.04 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Fats +662.5%
Contains more Other +119.4%
Equal in Protein - 24.76
Equal in Water - 73.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1984.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +259.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.1%
28% 52% 20%
Saturated Fat: 1.911 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.544 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.368 g
28% 22% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.209 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.381 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1984.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +259.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Swordfish Burbot Opinion
Protein 23.45g 24.76g Burbot
Fats 7.93g 1.04g Swordfish
Calories 172kcal 115kcal Swordfish
Calcium 6mg 64mg Burbot
Iron 0.45mg 1.15mg Burbot
Magnesium 35mg 41mg Burbot
Phosphorus 304mg 256mg Swordfish
Potassium 499mg 518mg Burbot
Sodium 97mg 124mg Swordfish
Zinc 0.78mg 0.97mg Burbot
Copper 0.046mg 0.256mg Burbot
Manganese 0.013mg 0.897mg Burbot
Selenium 68.5µg 16.2µg Swordfish
Vitamin A 129IU 17IU Swordfish
Vitamin A RAE 43µg 5µg Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41mg Swordfish
Vitamin D 666IU Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6µg Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.089mg 0.429mg Burbot
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.172mg Burbot
Vitamin B3 9.254mg 1.973mg Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417mg 0.173mg Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.615mg 0.346mg Swordfish
Folate 2µg 1µg Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62µg 0.92µg Swordfish
Choline 77.5mg Swordfish
Vitamin K 0.1µg Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.265mg 0.277mg Burbot
Threonine 1.035mg 1.085mg Burbot
Isoleucine 1.088mg 1.141mg Burbot
Leucine 1.919mg 2.012mg Burbot
Lysine 2.168mg 2.274mg Burbot
Methionine 0.699mg 0.733mg Burbot
Phenylalanine 0.922mg 0.966mg Burbot
Valine 1.216mg 1.275mg Burbot
Histidine 0.695mg 0.729mg Burbot
Cholesterol 78mg 77mg Burbot
Trans Fat 0.056g Burbot
Saturated Fat 1.911g 0.209g Burbot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.772g 0.123g Swordfish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.127g 0.09g Swordfish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.168g 0.033g Swordfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544g 0.17g Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368g 0.381g Swordfish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.022g Swordfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Swordfish Burbot
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
91%
Swordfish
30%
Burbot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Swordfish
58%
Burbot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Swordfish
Swordfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burbot
Burbot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.702g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Burbot
Burbot is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)

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. Swordfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173704/nutrients
  2. Burbot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174230/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.