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Alaska pollock vs Atlantic mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Alaska pollock and Atlantic mackerel

  • Atlantic mackerel is richer than Alaska pollock in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Atlantic mackerel is 639% higher.
  • Alaska pollock contains 5 times more Sodium than Atlantic mackerel. Alaska pollock contains 419mg of Sodium, while Atlantic mackerel contains 83mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat.

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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 Calcium +380%
Contains more Iron +180.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19.8%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Equal in Potassium - 401
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 22% 38% 58% 20% 16% 115% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 36% 70% 32% 26% 120% 11%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Iron +180.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19.8%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Equal in Potassium - 401
Equal in Phosphorus - 278

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 Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +419.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 4% 6% 39% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 458% 1% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 11% 0% 0% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2375% 0% 2%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +129.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +419.1%

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
62
Alaska pollock
235
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
43
Alaska pollock
44
Atlantic mackerel

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%
Alaska pollock
143%
Atlantic mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Atlantic mackerel
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
82%
Atlantic mackerel

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.
Alaska pollock Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Alaska pollock Atlantic mackerel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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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.

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 Alaska pollock Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Calories 111 262 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.48 23.85 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 1.18 17.81 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 75 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.56 1.57 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 72 15 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 401 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 97 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars 0 Atlantic mackerel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.094 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.57 0.94 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 267 278 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 419 83 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 51 180 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.159 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.412 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.949 6.85 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.432 0.99 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.46 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 3.66 19 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folate 3 2 Alaska pollock
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 4.176 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 7.006 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 4.3 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.263 0.267 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.029 1.045 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.082 1.099 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.908 1.938 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.157 2.19 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.696 0.706 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.931 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.21 1.228 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.691 0.702 Atlantic mackerel
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/nutrients
  2. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.