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Alaska pollock vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 4031mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.989g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Alaska pollock Mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Alaska pollock Mackerel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
33
Alaska pollock
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
35
Alaska pollock
100
Mackerel

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 Magnesium +35%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Equal in Calcium - 66
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1872.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +207.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1872.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +207.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%

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
141%
Alaska pollock
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Mackerel
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
116%
Mackerel

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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 Alaska pollock Mackerel Opinion
Calories 111 305 Mackerel
Protein 23.48 18.5 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 95 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.56 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 72 66 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 81 60 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.1 Mackerel
Zinc 0.57 1.1 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 267 254 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 4450 Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 51 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.28 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 1.3 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.02 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.19 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 3.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 3.66 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 7.148 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.263 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 Alaska pollock
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