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Pork vs Mackerel - 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.
Pork Mackerel
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
Pork 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
Pork
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
100
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
Pork
2
:
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Copper +37%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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
Pork
6
:
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%
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 +∞%

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
164%
Pork
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Mackerel
Fats
64%
Pork
116%
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 Pork Mackerel Opinion
Calories 242 305 Mackerel
Protein 27.32 18.5 Pork
Fats 13.92 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 95 Pork
Vitamin D 53 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.87 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 19 66 Mackerel
Potassium 423 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 28 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.1 Mackerel
Zinc 2.39 1.1 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 246 254 Mackerel
Sodium 62 4450 Pork
Vitamin A 7 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.29 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 1.3 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.02 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.19 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 3.3 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.41 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 7.148 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 6.21 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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