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Atlantic mackerel vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Atlantic mackerel and Alaska pollock

  • 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.
  • Atlantic mackerel contains 26 times more Saturated Fat than Alaska pollock. Atlantic mackerel contains 4.176g of Saturated Fat, while Alaska pollock contains 0.159g.

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

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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
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%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 36% 70% 32% 26% 120% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 22% 38% 58% 20% 16% 115% 55%
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%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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 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%
Contains more Folate +50%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Folate +50%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
235
Atlantic mackerel
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
43
Alaska pollock

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 food.
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Atlantic mackerel Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Atlantic mackerel Alaska pollock
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 is lower in Sugar?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Sugar (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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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