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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" charts 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%
Contains more Selenium +12.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34% 0% 401%
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%
Contains more Selenium +12.1%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Caviar
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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 Choline +383.2%
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 Choline Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 56% 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 Choline +383.2%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +10.5%
Contains more Fats +40.2%
Contains more Other +123.3%
Equal in Water - 43
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
19% 25% 43% 13%
Protein: 18.5 g
Fats: 25.1 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 43 g
Other: 13.4 g
Contains more Protein +33%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +10.5%
Contains more Fats +40.2%
Contains more Other +123.3%
Equal in Water - 43

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +19.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.7%
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
33% 38% 29%
Saturated Fat: 7.148 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.21 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +19.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
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
Manganese 0.05mg Caviar
Selenium 65.5µg 73.4µg Mackerel
Vitamin A 905IU 157IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 271µg 47µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 117IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 2.9µg 25.2µg Mackerel
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 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 50µg 15µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 12µg Caviar
Choline 490.9mg 101.6mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 95mg Mackerel
Saturated Fat 4.06g 7.148g Caviar
Omega-3 - DHA 3.8g 2.965g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 2.741g 1.619g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.229g 0.391g Mackerel
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

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
266%
Caviar
200%
Mackerel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
153%
Caviar
131%
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

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. 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.