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Atlantic mackerel vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Alaska pollock
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
106
Atlantic mackerel
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
35
Alaska pollock

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 Iron +180.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19.8%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Contains more Iron +180.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19.8%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +419.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +419.1%

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
143%
Atlantic mackerel
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Atlantic mackerel Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 262 111 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 23.48 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 1.18 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 86 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 1.57 0.56 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 401 430 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 97 81 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0.06 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94 0.57 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 278 267 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 419 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180 51 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.054 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.223 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 3.949 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.432 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.329 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 3.66 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 0.134 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.583 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.263 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 1.029 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 1.082 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.908 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 2.157 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.696 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.917 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 1.21 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.691 Atlantic mackerel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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