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Bass vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bass and Mackerel different?

  • Bass is richer in Vitamin B1, while Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Copper, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Mackerel covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 316% more than Bass.
  • Bass contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Mackerel. Bass contains 0.115mg of Vitamin B1, while Mackerel contains 0.02mg.
  • Bass is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mackerel, salted types were used 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
Bass
1
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Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +29.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +115.7%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 41% 37% 109% 29% 12% 14% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +29.6%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Potassium +58.5%
Contains more Zinc +115.7%
Contains more Copper +150%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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
Bass
2
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +475%
Contains more Vitamin A +51%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +172.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%
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 B1 +475%
Contains more Vitamin A +51%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +172.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bass Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 22.73g 18.5g Bass
Fats 2.99g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 124kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Bass
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 66mg Mackerel
Iron 1.08mg 1.4mg Mackerel
Magnesium 51mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 254mg
Potassium 328mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 88mg 4450mg Bass
Zinc 0.51mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.04mg 0.1mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 104IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.02mg Bass
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.19mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.865mg mg Bass
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 10µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 4.41µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.255mg mg Bass
Threonine 0.997mg mg Bass
Isoleucine 1.047mg mg Bass
Leucine 1.848mg mg Bass
Lysine 2.088mg mg Bass
Methionine 0.673mg mg Bass
Phenylalanine 0.887mg mg Bass
Valine 1.171mg mg Bass
Histidine 0.669mg mg Bass
Cholesterol 103mg 95mg Mackerel
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.65g 7.148g Bass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.846g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.005g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bass Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
65
Bass
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
32
Bass
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
136%
Bass
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
0%
Mackerel
Fats
14%
Bass
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bass
Bass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 4362mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bass
Bass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.498g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/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.