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Mackerel vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mackerel and Mozzarella?

  • Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, yet Mozzarella is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 462% more.
  • Mackerel has 278 times more Sodium than Mozzarella. While Mackerel has 4450mg of Sodium, Mozzarella has only 16mg.

We used Fish, mackerel, salted and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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 Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Copper +270.4%
Contains more Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Copper +270.4%
Contains more Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%

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 Vitamin E +1486.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1486.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Protein 18.5g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 25.1g 17.1g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Calories 305kcal 280kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.23g Mackerel
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 66mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 1.4mg 0.25mg Mackerel
Magnesium 60mg 26mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 520mg 95mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 16mg Mozzarella
Zinc 1.1mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.1mg 0.027mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 157IU 517IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.15mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 13IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 0.3µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 0.12mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.08mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 9µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12µg 0.92µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8µg 1.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 95mg 54mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.148g 10.867g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 4.844g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.509g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
212
Mackerel
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
72
Mozzarella

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
111%
Mackerel
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
116%
Mackerel
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 4434mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.719g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.