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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
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Bass
Contains more Iron +45.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.2%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Equal in Sodium - 88
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 36% 70% 32% 26% 120% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Contains more Iron +45.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +90.2%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Zinc +84.3%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.1%
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 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% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.1%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Bass
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
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.
Atlantic mackerel Bass
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel 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 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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