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Mackerel vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 4388mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.918g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $6.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Mackerel Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Pork
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
131
Mackerel
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
100
Mackerel
27
Pork

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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Pork
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 246
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 246

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
:
6
Pork
Contains more Vitamin D +1798.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2142.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +1798.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2142.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%

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
111%
Mackerel
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Pork
Fats
116%
Mackerel
64%
Pork

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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 Mackerel Pork Opinion
Calories 305 242 Mackerel
Protein 18.5 27.32 Pork
Fats 25.1 13.92 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 95 80 Pork
Vitamin D 1006 53 Mackerel
Iron 1.4 0.87 Mackerel
Calcium 66 19 Mackerel
Potassium 520 423 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 28 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0.073 Mackerel
Zinc 1.1 2.39 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 254 246 Mackerel
Sodium 4450 62 Pork
Vitamin A 157 7 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 0.29 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 1.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 3.3 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.41 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 12 0.7 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 0 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.148 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 6.19 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 1.2 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 Pork
Leucine 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.473 Pork
Histidine 1.067 Pork
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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