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Alaska pollock vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Alaska pollock and Gefilte fish?

  • Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Magnesium and Vitamin B2, yet Gefilte fish is higher in Iron and Copper.
  • Alaska pollock's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 118% more.
  • Alaska pollock has 9 times more Magnesium than Gefilte fish. While Alaska pollock has 81mg of Magnesium, Gefilte fish has only 9mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe types in this article.

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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 +213%
Contains more Potassium +372.5%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 22% 38% 58% 20% 16% 115% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Contains more Calcium +213%
Contains more Potassium +372.5%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%

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 B2 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Equal in Folate - 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% 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 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +335.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Equal in Folate - 3

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
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
43
Alaska pollock
38
Gefilte fish

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
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
8%
Gefilte fish

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 Gefilte fish
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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 Gefilte fish Opinion
Calories 111 84 Alaska pollock
Protein 23.48 9.07 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 1.73 Gefilte fish
Vitamin C 0 0.8 Gefilte fish
Carbs 0 7.41 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 86 30 Gefilte fish
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.56 2.48 Gefilte fish
Calcium 72 23 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 91 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 9 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Gefilte fish
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.195 Gefilte fish
Zinc 0.57 0.82 Gefilte fish
Starch
Phosphorus 267 73 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 524 Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 51 89 Gefilte fish
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.065 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.059 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 1 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.432 0.2 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.08 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 3.66 0.84 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folate 3 3
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 0.412 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 0.824 Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 0.285 Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.263 0.086 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 0.488 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 0.486 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 0.81 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 0.842 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 0.255 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.493 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 0.548 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 0.261 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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.