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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
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Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Copper +270.4%
Contains more Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains more Potassium +447.4%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Copper +270.4%
Contains more Calcium +1007.6%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%

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 Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 48% 756% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 1500% 20% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1486.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +8300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +333.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
111%
Mackerel
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
116%
Mackerel
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mackerel Mozzarella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 4434mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mackerel
Mackerel contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mackerel Mozzarella Opinion
Calories 305 280 Mackerel
Protein 18.5 27.5 Mozzarella
Fats 25.1 17.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.1 Mozzarella
Cholesterol 95 54 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 1006 13 Mackerel
Iron 1.4 0.25 Mackerel
Calcium 66 731 Mozzarella
Potassium 520 95 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 26 Mackerel
Sugars 0 1.23 Mackerel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0.027 Mackerel
Zinc 1.1 3.13 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 254 524 Mozzarella
Sodium 4450 16 Mozzarella
Vitamin A 157 517 Mozzarella
Vitamin E 2.38 0.15 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 0.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.02
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.34 Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 3.3 0.12 Mackerel
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.41 0.08 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12 0.92 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 1.8 Mackerel
Folate 15 9 Mackerel
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.148 10.867 Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 4.844 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.509 Mackerel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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 of 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.