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Atlantic mackerel vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Atlantic mackerel and Gefilte fish?

  • Atlantic mackerel is richer than Gefilte fish in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Atlantic mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 757% more.
  • Atlantic mackerel has 11 times more Magnesium than Gefilte fish. While Atlantic mackerel has 97mg of Magnesium, Gefilte fish has only 9mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 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
Contains more Magnesium +977.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +280.8%
Contains more Potassium +340.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.6%
Contains more Calcium +53.3%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Copper +107.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Contains more Magnesium +977.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +280.8%
Contains more Potassium +340.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Zinc +14.6%
Contains more Calcium +53.3%
Contains more Iron +58%
Contains more Copper +107.4%

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 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +598.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +585%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
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 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +598.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +585%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +395%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2161.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
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 Gefilte fish
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Protein 23.85g 9.07g Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81g 1.73g Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Calories 262kcal 84kcal Atlantic mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 23mg Gefilte fish
Iron 1.57mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 97mg 9mg Atlantic mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 73mg Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 401mg 91mg Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83mg 524mg Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94mg 0.82mg Atlantic mackerel
Copper 0.094mg 0.195mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 180IU 89IU Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.8mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.159mg 0.065mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg 0.059mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg 1mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg 0.2mg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.08mg Atlantic mackerel
Folate 2µg 3µg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B12 19µg 0.84µg Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.086mg Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg 0.488mg Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg 0.486mg Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg 0.81mg Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg 0.842mg Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg 0.255mg Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.493mg Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228mg 0.548mg Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg 0.261mg Atlantic mackerel
Cholesterol 75mg 30mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.412g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 0.824g Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.285g Atlantic mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Atlantic mackerel Gefilte fish
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
44
Atlantic mackerel
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 food.
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.764g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 441mg)
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)
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. 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.