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Atlantic mackerel vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Atlantic mackerel and Bass

  • Atlantic mackerel is higher than Bass in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Atlantic mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 608% more than Bass.
  • Atlantic mackerel contains 11 times more Vitamin B2 than Bass. While Atlantic mackerel contains 0.412mg of Vitamin B2, Bass contains only 0.037mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Bass is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 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
Contains more Iron +45.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Equal in Sodium - 88
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 41% 37% 109% 29% 12% 14% 14%
Contains more Iron +45.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Equal in Sodium - 88

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 A +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1013.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +330.8%
Contains more Folate +400%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1013.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +167.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +330.8%
Contains more Folate +400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Bass Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.85g 22.73g Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81g 2.99g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 262kcal 124kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 19mg Bass
Iron 1.57mg 1.08mg Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97mg 51mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 254mg Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 401mg 328mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83mg 88mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94mg 0.51mg Atlantic mackerel
Copper 0.094mg 0.04mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180IU 104IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.159mg 0.115mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg 0.037mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg 2.558mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg 0.865mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.346mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate 2µg 10µg Bass
Vitamin B12 19µg 4.41µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.255mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg 0.997mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg 1.047mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg 1.848mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg 2.088mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg 0.673mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.887mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228mg 1.171mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg 0.669mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 75mg 103mg Atlantic mackerel
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.65g Bass
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 0.846g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 1.005g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Bass
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
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
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 food.
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Bass
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
14%
Bass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bass
Bass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.526g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. 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.