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Smoked salmon vs Mackerel - 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.
Smoked salmon Mackerel
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
Smoked salmon 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
72
Smoked salmon
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
27
Smoked salmon
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
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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%
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%

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
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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%
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%

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
110%
Smoked salmon
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Mackerel
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
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 Smoked salmon Mackerel Opinion
Calories 117 305 Mackerel
Protein 18.28 18.5 Mackerel
Fats 4.32 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 23 95 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.85 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 11 66 Mackerel
Potassium 175 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 18 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.23 0.1 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31 1.1 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 164 254 Mackerel
Sodium 672 4450 Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 1.35 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 17.1 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.02 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 4.72 3.3 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 3.26 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.929 7.148 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 6.21 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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