Halibut Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 105

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2g %2

Saturated Fat 0g %1

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 60mg %0

Sodium 82mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 23g

Vitamin D 231.0IU %38

Calcium 9.0mg %0

Iron 0.2mg %1

Potassium 528mg %13

Phosphorus 287.0mg %28

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in halibut

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 73.0IU %2

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %5

Vitamin E 0.7mg %5

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.4mg %8

Choline, total 75.1mg %14

Vitamin D 231.0IU %39

Vitamin B6 0.6mg %49

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 7.9mg %49

Vitamin B12 1.3µg %53

Minerals in halibut

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 9.0mg %1

Iron 0.2mg %1

Zinc 0.4mg %3

Copper 0.0mg %3

Sodium 82.0mg %5

Magnesium 28.0mg %7

Potassium 528.0mg %14

Phosphorus 287.0mg %29

Selenium 55.4µg %101

Amino Acids in halibut

Valine 1.3g %67

Leucine 2.1g %70

Isoleucine 1.2g %78

Cystine 0.3g %88

Tyrosine 0.9g %91

Tryptophan 0.3g %94

Methionine 0.7g %96

Threonine 1.1g %98

Histidine 0.7g %99

Lysine 2.3g %103

Phenylalanine 1.0g %105

Fatty Acids in halibut

DPA 0.02g %13

Omega-3 0.26g %16

EPA 0.08g %27

DHA 0.16g %78

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of halibut is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Halibut has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 57
Leucine 59 89
Isoleucine 30 51
Tryptophan 6 12
Threonine 23 48
Histidine 15 32
Lysine 45 101
Met+Cys 22 44
Phe+Tyr 30 80

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in halibut is 8.4 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of halibut is 1.1 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in halibut as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for halibut is 46/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for halibut

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 0.16 <4
Zinc:Copper 15.36 <12
Potassium:Sodium 6.44 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.32 <2
Iron:Copper 7.14 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.03 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 71%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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