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Bluefish vs. Alaska pollock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bluefish and Alaska pollock?

  • Bluefish is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, while Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Bluefish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 107% higher.
  • Alaska pollock has 8 times less Vitamin A RAE than Bluefish. Bluefish has 138µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Alaska pollock has 17µg.
  • Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) 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 Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Selenium - 44.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20% 3% 241%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.6%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Magnesium +92.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Potassium - 430
Equal in Selenium - 44.1

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 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.9%
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 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.9%
Contains more Folate +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +361%
Contains more Other +268.6%
Contains more Water +17.6%
Equal in Protein - 23.48
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
23% 74% 2%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.65 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +361%
Contains more Other +268.6%
Contains more Water +17.6%
Equal in Protein - 23.48

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1614.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
18% 15% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.159 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.583 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1614.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +132.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Alaska pollock Opinion
Protein 25.69g 23.48g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 1.18g Bluefish
Calories 159kcal 111kcal Bluefish
Calcium 9mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.62mg 0.56mg Bluefish
Magnesium 42mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 291mg 267mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 430mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 419mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 0.57mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.06mg Bluefish
Manganese 0.027mg 0.018mg Bluefish
Selenium 46.8µg 44.1µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 51IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 17µg Bluefish
Vitamin E 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.054mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 3.949mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.432mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.329mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 3.66µg Bluefish
Choline 91.6mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.263mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 1.029mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 1.082mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.908mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 2.157mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.696mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.917mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 1.21mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.691mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 86mg Bluefish
Saturated Fat 1.172g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.423g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.086g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.027g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 0.134g Bluefish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 0.583g Bluefish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Alaska pollock
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
88%
Bluefish
61%
Alaska pollock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
59%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bluefish
Bluefish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.