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Mozzarella vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mozzarella and Mackerel?

  • Mozzarella is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, yet Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 462% more.
  • Mozzarella has 11 times more Calcium than Mackerel. While Mozzarella has 731mg of Calcium, Mackerel has only 66mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Mackerel is lower.

We used Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Fish, mackerel, salted 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 Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Copper +270.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Copper +270.4%

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 +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +1486.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +1486.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

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.
Mozzarella Mackerel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 18.5g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 3.1g 0g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g 0g Mackerel
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 66mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 1.4mg Mackerel
Magnesium 26mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 524mg 254mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 16mg 4450mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 1.1mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.1mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 517IU 157IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 13IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 0.3µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.19mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 9µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 1.8µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 54mg 95mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 7.148g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
23
Mozzarella
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
114
Mackerel

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
165%
Mozzarella
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
0%
Mackerel
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 4434mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.719g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.