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Alaska pollock vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Alaska pollock and Bass

  • Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Magnesium and Calcium, yet Bass is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Iron and Vitamin B1.
  • Bass covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 31% more than Alaska pollock.
  • Alaska pollock contains 6 times more Vitamin B2 than Bass. While Alaska pollock contains 0.223mg of Vitamin B2, Bass contains only 0.037mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Bass is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, bass, striped, 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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Bass
Contains more Calcium +278.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Iron +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 22% 38% 58% 20% 16% 115% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Contains more Calcium +278.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Iron +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -79%
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
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Bass
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346
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 0% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.346

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
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
43
Alaska pollock
32
Bass

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
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Bass
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
14%
Bass

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 Bass
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
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
Alaska pollock Bass
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 contains less Sugars?
Bass
Bass contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 331mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.491g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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.

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 Bass Opinion
Calories 111 124 Bass
Protein 23.48 22.73 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 2.99 Bass
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 103 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.56 1.08 Bass
Calcium 72 19 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 328 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 51 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Bass
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.04 Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.57 0.51 Alaska pollock
Starch
Phosphorus 267 254 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 88 Bass
Vitamin A 51 104 Bass
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.115 Bass
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.037 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 2.558 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432 0.865 Bass
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.346 Bass
Vitamin B12 3.66 4.41 Bass
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folate 3 10 Bass
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 0.65 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 0.846 Bass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 1.005 Bass
Tryptophan 0.263 0.255 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 0.997 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 1.047 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 1.848 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 2.088 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 0.673 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.887 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 1.171 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 0.669 Alaska pollock
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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. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/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.