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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" chart 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 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 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Potassium +187.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
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" chart 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%
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 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%

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 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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 157IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 2.38mg 1.89mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 117IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 2.9µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 0.12mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.32mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 12µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0.6µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 95mg 588mg Mackerel
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.148g 4.06g Caviar
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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Mackerel Caviar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
4%
Caviar
Fats
116%
Mackerel
83%
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

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. 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.