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Chinook salmon vs Atlantic mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.962g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
Chinook salmon Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index 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
Chinook salmon Atlantic 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
40
Chinook salmon
106
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
33
Atlantic 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 Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.7%
Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -27.7%
Contains more Iron +72.5%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%

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 +925%
Contains more Vitamin A +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +562%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.46
Contains more Vitamin C +925%
Contains more Vitamin A +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +562%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.46

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
154%
Chinook salmon
143%
Atlantic mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Atlantic mackerel
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
82%
Atlantic 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 Chinook salmon Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Calories 231 262 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 25.72 23.85 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 17.81 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 4.1 0.4 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 75 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 1.57 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 28 15 Chinook salmon
Potassium 505 401 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 97 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.094 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.56 0.94 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 371 278 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 83 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 180 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.159 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.412 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 10.045 6.85 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.99 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.46 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 19 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 4.176 Chinook salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 7.006 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 4.3 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.288 0.267 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 1.045 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 1.099 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.938 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 2.19 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.706 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.931 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.228 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.702 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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