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Swordfish vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 4353mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Swordfish
Swordfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.237g)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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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.
Swordfish 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
Swordfish 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
75
Swordfish
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
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 Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Iron +211.1%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Equal in Potassium - 520
Contains more Phosphorus +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Iron +211.1%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Zinc +41%
Equal in Potassium - 520

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 B1 +345%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 2.38
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 2.38

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
141%
Swordfish
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Mackerel
Fats
37%
Swordfish
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 Swordfish Mackerel Opinion
Calories 172 305 Mackerel
Protein 23.45 18.5 Swordfish
Fats 7.93 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 95 Swordfish
Vitamin D 666 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.45 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 6 66 Mackerel
Potassium 499 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 35 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.1 Mackerel
Zinc 0.78 1.1 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 304 254 Swordfish
Sodium 97 4450 Swordfish
Vitamin A 129 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.41 2.38 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.02 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 9.254 3.3 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 Swordfish
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.41 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Mackerel
Saturated Fat 1.911 7.148 Swordfish
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.265 Swordfish
Threonine 1.035 Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088 Swordfish
Leucine 1.919 Swordfish
Lysine 2.168 Swordfish
Methionine 0.699 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922 Swordfish
Valine 1.216 Swordfish
Histidine 0.695 Swordfish
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