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Mackerel vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mackerel and Pacific saury

  • Mackerel has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Iron and Vitamin B2 than Pacific saury.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 417% more.
  • Mackerel contains 114 times more Sodium than Pacific saury. Mackerel contains 4450mg of Sodium, while Pacific saury contains 39mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, mackerel, salted and Fish, pike, northern, raw.

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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 +154.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Magnesium +93.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +64.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 19% 95% 6%
Contains more Iron +154.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Potassium +100.8%
Contains more Magnesium +93.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +64.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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 +124.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1090%
Contains more Vitamin D +908%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Equal in Folate - 15
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 13% 5% 4% 75% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 251% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +124.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +1090%
Contains more Vitamin D +908%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Equal in Folate - 15

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
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
114
Mackerel
27
Pacific saury

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
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Mackerel
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
116%
Mackerel
3%
Pacific saury

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 Pacific saury
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mackerel Pacific saury
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 4411mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Pacific saury Opinion
Calories 305 88 Mackerel
Protein 18.5 19.26 Pacific saury
Fats 25.1 0.69 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Pacific saury
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 95 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 1006 99 Mackerel
Iron 1.4 0.55 Mackerel
Calcium 66 57 Mackerel
Potassium 520 259 Mackerel
Magnesium 60 31 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.1 0.051 Mackerel
Zinc 1.1 0.67 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 254 220 Mackerel
Sodium 4450 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin A 157 70 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 0.2 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 2.5 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.058 Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.063 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 3.3 2.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.75 Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.41 0.117 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 12 2 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 0.1 Mackerel
Folate 15 15
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.148 0.118 Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 8.32 0.157 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 0.202 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.216 Pacific saury
Threonine 0.844 Pacific saury
Isoleucine 0.887 Pacific saury
Leucine 1.565 Pacific saury
Lysine 1.768 Pacific saury
Methionine 0.57 Pacific saury
Phenylalanine 0.752 Pacific saury
Valine 0.992 Pacific saury
Histidine 0.567 Pacific saury
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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.