Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Atlantic Mackerel vs. Scup — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Atlantic Mackerel and Scup different?

  • Atlantic Mackerel has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Magnesium than Scup.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Atlantic Mackerel is 295% higher.
  • Atlantic Mackerel contains 3 times more Magnesium than Scup. While Atlantic Mackerel contains 76mg of Magnesium, Scup contains only 29mg.

Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, raw and Fish, scup, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

Infographic

Atlantic Mackerel vs Scup infographic
Infographic link

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 Iron +139.7%
Contains more Magnesium +162.1%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Equal in Phosphorus - 237
Equal in Zinc - 0.62
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
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 16% 26% 21% 102% 33% 8% 17% 22% 6% 256%
Contains more Iron +139.7%
Contains more Magnesium +162.1%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Equal in Phosphorus - 237
Equal in Zinc - 0.62
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

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.
:
2
Scup
Contains more Vitamin A +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +437.7%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 31% 483% 2% 44% 72% 171% 52% 93% 1% 1089% 36% 13%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 29% 94% 52% 80% 13% 203% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +437.7%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +296.9%
Contains more Protein +30.2%
Equal in Water - 68.42
Equal in Other - 3.87
19% 14% 64% 4%
Protein: 18.6 g
Fats: 13.89 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.55 g
Other: 3.96 g
24% 4% 68% 4%
Protein: 24.21 g
Fats: 3.5 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.42 g
Other: 3.87 g
Contains more Fats +296.9%
Contains more Protein +30.2%
Equal in Water - 68.42
Equal in Other - 3.87

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 Scup
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Atlantic Mackerel Scup Opinion
Protein 18.6g 24.21g Scup
Fats 13.89g 3.5g Atlantic Mackerel
Calories 205kcal 135kcal Atlantic Mackerel
Calcium 12mg 51mg Scup
Iron 1.63mg 0.68mg Atlantic Mackerel
Magnesium 76mg 29mg Atlantic Mackerel
Phosphorus 217mg 237mg Scup
Potassium 314mg 368mg Scup
Sodium 90mg 54mg Scup
Zinc 0.63mg 0.62mg Atlantic Mackerel
Copper 0.073mg 0.065mg Atlantic Mackerel
Manganese 0.015mg 0.045mg Scup
Selenium 44.1µg 46.8µg Scup
Vitamin A 167IU 104IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 31µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin E 1.52mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 643IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 16.1µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.176mg 0.127mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.312mg 0.122mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B3 9.08mg 4.994mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.856mg 0.865mg Scup
Vitamin B6 0.399mg 0.346mg Atlantic Mackerel
Folate 1µg 17µg Scup
Vitamin B12 8.71µg 1.62µg Atlantic Mackerel
Choline 65mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin K 5µg Atlantic Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.271mg Scup
Threonine 0.815mg 1.061mg Scup
Isoleucine 0.857mg 1.115mg Scup
Leucine 1.512mg 1.967mg Scup
Lysine 1.708mg 2.223mg Scup
Methionine 0.551mg 0.716mg Scup
Phenylalanine 0.726mg 0.945mg Scup
Valine 0.958mg 1.247mg Scup
Histidine 0.548mg 0.713mg Scup
Cholesterol 70mg 67mg Scup
Saturated Fat 3.257g Scup
Omega-3 - DHA 1.401g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 0.898g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.212g Atlantic Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 5.456g Atlantic Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 3.35g Atlantic Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic Mackerel Scup
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
161%
Atlantic Mackerel
39%
Scup
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Atlantic Mackerel
50%
Scup

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Scup
Scup is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Scup
Scup contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Scup
Scup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scup
Scup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.257g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scup
Scup is cheaper (difference - $7)
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?
?
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Atlantic Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175119/nutrients
  2. Scup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174241/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.