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Mackerel vs Haddock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mackerel and Haddock

  • Haddock contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, and Copper than Mackerel.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Mackerel is 411% higher.
  • Haddock has 64 times less Saturated Fat than Mackerel. Mackerel has 7.148g of Saturated Fat, while Haddock has 0.111g.

Food types used in this article are Fish, mackerel, salted and Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +371.4%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +284.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
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% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +130.8%
Contains more Potassium +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +284.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278

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 A +153.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +332.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +463.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
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 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +153.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +332.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +463.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Haddock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.5g 19.99g Haddock
Fats 25.1g 0.55g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 305kcal 90kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 66mg 14mg Mackerel
Iron 1.4mg 0.21mg Mackerel
Magnesium 60mg 26mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 254mg 278mg Haddock
Potassium 520mg 351mg Mackerel
Sodium 4450mg 261mg Haddock
Zinc 1.1mg 0.4mg Mackerel
Copper 0.1mg 0.026mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 157IU 62IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.55mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 1006IU 23IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2µg 0.6µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.023mg Haddock
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.069mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3mg 4.119mg Haddock
Vitamin B5 mg 0.494mg Haddock
Vitamin B6 0.41mg 0.327mg Mackerel
Folate 15µg 13µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12µg 2.13µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8µg 0.1µg Mackerel
Tryptophan mg 0.26mg Haddock
Threonine mg 1.015mg Haddock
Isoleucine mg 1.067mg Haddock
Leucine mg 1.882mg Haddock
Lysine mg 2.126mg Haddock
Methionine mg 0.686mg Haddock
Phenylalanine mg 0.904mg Haddock
Valine mg 1.193mg Haddock
Histidine mg 0.682mg Haddock
Cholesterol 95mg 66mg Haddock
Trans Fat g 0.005g Mackerel
Saturated Fat 7.148g 0.111g Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32g 0.074g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.204g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Haddock
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
43
Haddock
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
29
Haddock

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
120%
Haddock
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Haddock
Fats
116%
Mackerel
3%
Haddock

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Haddock
Haddock contains less Sodium (difference - 4189mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.037g)
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)

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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/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.