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Atlantic Mackerel vs. Gefilte fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Atlantic Mackerel and Gefilte fish?

  • Atlantic Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Magnesium, yet Gefilte fish is richer in Copper.
  • Atlantic Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 328% higher.
  • Atlantic Mackerel has 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Gefilte fish. Atlantic Mackerel has 9.08mg of Vitamin B3, while Gefilte fish has 1mg.
  • Gefilte fish contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, raw and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +744.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Selenium +320%
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Iron +52.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains more Manganese +386.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 62% 55% 93% 28% 12% 18% 25% 2% 241%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65% 10% 58%
Contains more Magnesium +744.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +197.3%
Contains more Potassium +245.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Selenium +320%
Contains more Calcium +91.7%
Contains more Iron +52.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains more Manganese +386.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +808%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +936.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 31% 483% 2% 44% 72% 171% 52% 93% 1% 1089% 13%
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 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +428.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +808%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +398.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +936.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Folate +200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +105.1%
Contains more Fats +702.9%
Contains more Other +175%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +26.4%
19% 14% 64% 4%
Protein: 18.6 g
Fats: 13.89 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.55 g
Other: 3.96 g
9% 2% 7% 80%
Protein: 9.07 g
Fats: 1.73 g
Carbs: 7.41 g
Water: 80.35 g
Other: 1.44 g
Contains more Protein +105.1%
Contains more Fats +702.9%
Contains more Other +175%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +26.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +562.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1075.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.257 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.456 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.35 g
27% 54% 19%
Saturated Fat: 0.412 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.824 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.285 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +562.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1075.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Atlantic Mackerel Gefilte fish
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Atlantic Mackerel Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Protein 18.6g 9.07g Atlantic Mackerel
Fats 13.89g 1.73g Atlantic Mackerel
Carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Calories 205kcal 84kcal Atlantic Mackerel
Calcium 12mg 23mg Gefilte fish
Iron 1.63mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 76mg 9mg Atlantic Mackerel
Phosphorus 217mg 73mg Atlantic Mackerel
Potassium 314mg 91mg Atlantic Mackerel
Sodium 90mg 524mg Atlantic Mackerel
Zinc 0.63mg 0.82mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.073mg 0.195mg Gefilte fish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.073mg Gefilte fish
Selenium 44.1µg 10.5µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin A 167IU 89IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 27µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin E 1.52mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 643IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 16.1µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0.8mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.065mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.312mg 0.059mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B3 9.08mg 1mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.856mg 0.2mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.399mg 0.08mg Atlantic Mackerel
Folate 1µg 3µg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B12 8.71µg 0.84µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin K 5µg Atlantic Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.086mg Atlantic Mackerel
Threonine 0.815mg 0.488mg Atlantic Mackerel
Isoleucine 0.857mg 0.486mg Atlantic Mackerel
Leucine 1.512mg 0.81mg Atlantic Mackerel
Lysine 1.708mg 0.842mg Atlantic Mackerel
Methionine 0.551mg 0.255mg Atlantic Mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.726mg 0.493mg Atlantic Mackerel
Valine 0.958mg 0.548mg Atlantic Mackerel
Histidine 0.548mg 0.261mg Atlantic Mackerel
Cholesterol 70mg 30mg Gefilte fish
Saturated Fat 3.257g 0.412g Gefilte fish
Omega-3 - DHA 1.401g 0.045g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 0.898g 0.075g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.212g 0.027g Atlantic Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 5.456g 0.824g Atlantic Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 3.35g 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 ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
171%
Atlantic Mackerel
16%
Gefilte fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Atlantic Mackerel
37%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.845g)
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 - 434mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic Mackerel
Atlantic Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic Mackerel
Atlantic Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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/175119/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.