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Mackerel vs. Mahimahi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mackerel and Mahimahi

  • Mahimahi contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Selenium than Mackerel.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 763% higher.
  • Mahimahi contains 17 times less Saturated Fat than Mackerel. Mackerel contains 4.176g of Saturated Fat, while Mahimahi contains 0.241g.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mahimahi, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +155.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Zinc +59.3%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Selenium +10.3%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.45
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Equal in Selenium - 46.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32% 3% 282%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 55% 28% 79% 48% 15% 17% 18% 3% 256%
Contains more Magnesium +155.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Zinc +59.3%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Selenium +10.3%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.45
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Equal in Selenium - 46.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +384.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2653.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.429
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.462
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 0% 0% 0% 6% 20% 140% 52% 107% 5% 87% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +384.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2653.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.429
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.462

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1878.9%
Contains more Other +21.9%
Contains more Water +33.7%
Equal in Protein - 23.72
24% 18% 53% 5%
Protein: 23.85 g
Fats: 17.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.27 g
Other: 5.07 g
24% 71% 4%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.22 g
Other: 4.16 g
Contains more Fats +1878.9%
Contains more Other +21.9%
Contains more Water +33.7%
Equal in Protein - 23.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4420%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1937.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.2%
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 4.176 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g
40% 26% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.241 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.211 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4420%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1937.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mackerel Mahimahi
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Mahimahi Opinion
Protein 23.85g 23.72g Mackerel
Fats 17.81g 0.9g Mackerel
Calories 262kcal 109kcal Mackerel
Calcium 15mg 19mg Mahimahi
Iron 1.57mg 1.45mg Mackerel
Magnesium 97mg 38mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 183mg Mackerel
Potassium 401mg 533mg Mahimahi
Sodium 83mg 113mg Mackerel
Zinc 0.94mg 0.59mg Mackerel
Copper 0.094mg 0.053mg Mackerel
Manganese 0.02mg 0.019mg Mackerel
Selenium 51.6µg 46.8µg Mackerel
Vitamin A 180IU 208IU Mahimahi
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 62µg Mahimahi
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.159mg 0.023mg Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg 0.085mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg 7.429mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B5 0.99mg 0.865mg Mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.462mg Mahimahi
Folate 2µg 6µg Mahimahi
Vitamin B12 19µg 0.69µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.266mg Mackerel
Threonine 1.045mg 1.04mg Mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099mg 1.093mg Mackerel
Leucine 1.938mg 1.928mg Mackerel
Lysine 2.19mg 2.178mg Mackerel
Methionine 0.706mg 0.702mg Mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.926mg Mackerel
Valine 1.228mg 1.222mg Mackerel
Histidine 0.702mg 0.698mg Mackerel
Cholesterol 75mg 94mg Mackerel
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.241g Mahimahi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.699g 0.113g Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 0.504g 0.026g Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.106g 0.012g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 0.155g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.211g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mackerel Mahimahi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
217%
Mackerel
33%
Mahimahi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Mackerel
52%
Mahimahi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.935g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mackerel
Mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/nutrients
  2. Mahimahi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171992/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.