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Mackerel vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mackerel and Mackerel?

  • Mackerel is higher in Selenium, and Calcium, yet Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 292% more.
  • Mackerel has 54 times more Sodium than Mackerel. While Mackerel has 4450mg of Sodium, Mackerel has only 83mg.

We used Fish, mackerel, salted and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 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 +340%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +17%
Contains more Iron +12.1%
Contains more Magnesium +61.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Equal in Copper - 0.094
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +17%
Contains more Iron +12.1%
Contains more Magnesium +61.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Equal in Copper - 0.094

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 Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.3%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +14.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +40.9%
Contains more Other +164.3%
Contains more Protein +28.9%
Contains more Water +23.9%
19% 25% 43% 13%
Protein: 18.5 g
Fats: 25.1 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 43 g
Other: 13.4 g
24% 18% 53% 5%
Protein: 23.85 g
Fats: 17.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.27 g
Other: 5.07 g
Contains more Fats +40.9%
Contains more Other +164.3%
Contains more Protein +28.9%
Contains more Water +23.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.6%
33% 38% 29%
Saturated Fat: 7.148 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.21 g
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 4.176 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +18.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +44.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Mackerel Opinion
Protein 18.5g 23.85g Mackerel
Fats 25.1g 17.81g Mackerel
Calories 305kcal 262kcal Mackerel
Calcium 66mg 15mg Mackerel
Iron 1.4mg 1.57mg Mackerel
Magnesium 60mg 97mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 278mg Mackerel
Potassium 520mg 401mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 83mg Mackerel
Zinc 1.1mg 0.94mg Mackerel
Copper 0.1mg 0.094mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 157IU 180IU Mackerel
Vitamin A RAE 47µg 54µg Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.159mg Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.412mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 6.85mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg Mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.46mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 2µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12µg 19µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267mg Mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg Mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg Mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg Mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg Mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg Mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg Mackerel
Valine 1.228mg Mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg Mackerel
Cholesterol 95mg 75mg Mackerel
Saturated Fat 7.148g 4.176g Mackerel
Omega-3 - DHA 2.965g 0.699g Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 1.619g 0.504g Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.391g 0.106g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 7.006g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 4.3g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
212%
Mackerel
235%
Mackerel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Mackerel
44%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mackerel
Mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 4367mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.972g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)
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. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.