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Mackerel vs. Tilefish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mackerel and Tilefish

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus in Mackerel is higher than in Tilefish.
  • Mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 687% more than Tilefish.
  • Tilefish has 5 times less Iron than Mackerel. Mackerel has 1.57mg of Iron, while Tilefish has 0.31mg.
  • Tilefish contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tilefish, 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 Iron +406.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%
Contains more Zinc +77.4%
Contains more Copper +80.8%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Equal in Selenium - 51.5
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 8% 12% 24% 102% 46% 8% 15% 18% 2% 281%
Contains more Iron +406.5%
Contains more Magnesium +193.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.8%
Contains more Zinc +77.4%
Contains more Copper +80.8%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -28.9%
Equal in Selenium - 51.5

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 A +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%
Contains more Folate +750%
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 5% 0% 0% 0% 35% 44% 66% 53% 70% 13% 313% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%
Contains more Folate +750%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +279.7%
Contains more Other +774.1%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.49
24% 18% 53% 5%
Protein: 23.85 g
Fats: 17.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.27 g
Other: 5.07 g
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Fats +279.7%
Contains more Other +774.1%
Contains more Water +31.9%
Equal in Protein - 24.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +426%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +245.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 4.176 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +426%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +245.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mackerel Tilefish Opinion
Protein 23.85g 24.49g Tilefish
Fats 17.81g 4.69g Mackerel
Calories 262kcal 147kcal Mackerel
Calcium 15mg 26mg Tilefish
Iron 1.57mg 0.31mg Mackerel
Magnesium 97mg 33mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 278mg 236mg Mackerel
Potassium 401mg 512mg Tilefish
Sodium 83mg 59mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.94mg 0.53mg Mackerel
Copper 0.094mg 0.052mg Mackerel
Manganese 0.02mg 0.015mg Mackerel
Selenium 51.6µg 51.5µg Mackerel
Vitamin A 180IU 69IU Mackerel
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 21µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0mg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.159mg 0.14mg Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412mg 0.19mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85mg 3.5mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99mg 0.87mg Mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.3mg Mackerel
Folate 2µg 17µg Tilefish
Vitamin B12 19µg 2.5µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267mg 0.274mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.045mg 1.074mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.099mg 1.128mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.938mg 1.99mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.19mg 2.249mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.706mg 0.725mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.956mg Tilefish
Valine 1.228mg 1.262mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.702mg 0.721mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 75mg 64mg Tilefish
Saturated Fat 4.176g 0.868g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.699g 0.733g Tilefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.504g 0.172g Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.106g 0.143g Tilefish
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006g 1.332g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 1.246g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mackerel Tilefish
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
46%
Tilefish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Mackerel
51%
Tilefish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.308g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tilefish
Tilefish 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 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)

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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/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.