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Atlantic mackerel vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.757g)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Halibut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Halibut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
16
Halibut

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 +137.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Magnesium +273.1%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Zinc +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Equal in Sodium - 80
Contains more Iron +137.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Magnesium +273.1%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Zinc +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Equal in Sodium - 80

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +283%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +356.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +296%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1800%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +283%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +356.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +296%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1800%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42

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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Halibut
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
64%
Halibut

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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 Halibut Opinion
Calories 262 186 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 14.37 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 13.84 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 1.57 0.66 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 3 Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 401 268 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 26 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars 0 Halibut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0.03 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 278 164 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 80 Halibut
Vitamin A 180 47 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.06 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.08 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 1.5 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.25 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.42 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 1 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 2.419 Halibut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 1.367 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.161 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 0.63 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 0.662 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.168 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 1.32 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.425 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.561 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 0.74 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.423 Atlantic mackerel
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