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Caviar vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Caviar and Mackerel

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, however Mackerel is richer in Vitamin D.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 333% more.
  • Caviar contains 8 times more Iron than Mackerel. Caviar contains 11.88mg of Iron, while Mackerel contains 1.4mg.
  • Mackerel contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Fish, mackerel, salted.

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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 +316.7%
Contains more Iron +748.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.3%
Contains more Potassium +187.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +748.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.3%
Contains more Potassium +187.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.1

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
Caviar
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +476.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +226.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +769%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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 +476.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +226.3%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +769%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 18.5g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 66mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 1.4mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 60mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 254mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 1500mg 4450mg Caviar
Zinc 0.95mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.11mg 0.1mg Caviar
Vitamin A 905IU 157IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 117IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 2.9µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.02mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 3.5mg mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 50µg 15µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 12µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.323mg mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 95mg Mackerel
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 7.148g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 6.21g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
266
Caviar
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Mackerel
Fats
83%
Caviar
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 493mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caviar
Caviar contains less Sodium (difference - 2950mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.088g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
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

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.