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Mackerel vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 4347mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.993g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
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?
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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.
Mackerel Turkey meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Turkey meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
100
Mackerel
26
Turkey meat

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 +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.9%
Contains more Zinc +125.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.093
Contains more Iron +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.9%
Contains more Zinc +125.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.093

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 +6606.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +6606.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +302.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +190.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.2%

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
116%
Mackerel
34%
Turkey meat

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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 Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 305 189 Mackerel
Protein 18.5 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 25.1 7.39 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.06 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 95 109 Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006 15 Mackerel
Iron 1.4 1.09 Mackerel
Calcium 66 14 Mackerel
Potassium 520 239 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 30 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0.093 Mackerel
Zinc 1.1 2.48 Turkey meat
Starch
Phosphorus 254 223 Mackerel
Sodium 4450 103 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 157 39 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 0.07 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 0.4 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.045 Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.281 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 3.3 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.41 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 12 1.02 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 0 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Mackerel
Saturated Fat 7.148 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 2.647 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 2.119 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 Turkey meat
Leucine 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 Turkey meat
Histidine 0.749 Turkey meat
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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