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Mackerel vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 3778mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.219g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Smoked salmon
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
72
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
100
Mackerel
27
Smoked salmon

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 +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Copper +130%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +254.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Copper +130%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin D +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%

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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
116%
Mackerel
20%
Smoked salmon

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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 Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 305 117 Mackerel
Protein 18.5 18.28 Mackerel
Fats 25.1 4.32 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 95 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 1006 685 Mackerel
Iron 1.4 0.85 Mackerel
Calcium 66 11 Mackerel
Potassium 520 175 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 18 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 1.1 0.31 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 254 164 Mackerel
Sodium 4450 672 Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 157 87 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 1.35 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 17.1 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.023 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.101 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3 4.72 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.41 0.278 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12 3.26 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 0.1 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.148 0.929 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 2.023 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.995 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.205 Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801 Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842 Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486 Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679 Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541 Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714 Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942 Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538 Smoked salmon
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