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Mussel vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.691g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
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.
Mussel Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Mussel Alaska pollock
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
126
Mussel
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
47
Mussel
35
Alaska pollock

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
Mussel
5
:
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Copper +148.3%
Contains more Zinc +368.4%
Contains less Sodium -11.9%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Copper +148.3%
Contains more Zinc +368.4%
Contains less Sodium -11.9%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +60.4%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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
Mussel
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +496.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +555.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +496.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +555.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229%

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%
Mussel
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
21%
Mussel
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Mussel Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 172 111 Mussel
Protein 23.8 23.48 Mussel
Fats 4.48 1.18 Mussel
Vitamin C 13.6 0 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 0 Mussel
Cholesterol 56 86 Mussel
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 6.72 0.56 Mussel
Calcium 33 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 268 430 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 37 81 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.149 0.06 Mussel
Zinc 2.67 0.57 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 285 267 Mussel
Sodium 369 419 Mussel
Vitamin A 304 51 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.054 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.223 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 3.949 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.95 0.432 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.329 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 24 3.66 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 0.134 Mussel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 0.583 Mussel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.263 Mussel
Threonine 1.025 1.029 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.036 1.082 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.676 1.908 Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.779 2.157 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.537 0.696 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.853 0.917 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.04 1.21 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.457 0.691 Alaska pollock
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