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Mackerel vs. Caviar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mackerel and Caviar

  • Mackerel has more Vitamin D, however, Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 333% more.
  • Mackerel contains 9 times more Vitamin D than Caviar. Mackerel contains 1006IU of Vitamin D, while Caviar contains 117IU.
  • Caviar contains less Sodium.

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

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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 Potassium +187.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Selenium +12.1%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +748.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34% 0% 401%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Contains more Potassium +187.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Selenium +12.1%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +748.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.11

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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Caviar
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%
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%
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%
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%
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%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

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

Fat Type Comparison

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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mackerel Caviar
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 Mackerel Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Protein 18.5g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 25.1g 17.9g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Calories 305kcal 264kcal Mackerel
Calcium 66mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 1.4mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 60mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 254mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 520mg 181mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 1500mg Caviar
Zinc 1.1mg 0.95mg Mackerel
Copper 0.1mg 0.11mg Caviar
Manganese 0.05mg Caviar
Selenium 73.4µg 65.5µg Mackerel
Vitamin A 157IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 271µg Caviar
Vitamin E 2.38mg 1.89mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 117IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 2.9µg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 0.12mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.32mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 12µg 20µg Caviar
Choline 101.6mg 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0.6µg 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 95mg 588mg Mackerel
Saturated Fat 7.148g 4.06g Caviar
Omega-3 - DHA 2.965g 3.8g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 1.619g 2.741g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.391g 0.229g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 4.631g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Caviar
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
200%
Mackerel
266%
Caviar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Mackerel
153%
Caviar

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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.