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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 less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Potassium - 430
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Iron +180.4%
Contains more Magnesium +19.8%
Contains less Sodium -80.2%
Contains more Zinc +64.9%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Potassium - 430

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

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Atlantic mackerel Alaska pollock
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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

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 lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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.

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.