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Gefilte fish vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gefilte fish and Alaska pollock?

  • Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, and Copper, yet Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Alaska pollock's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 118% more.
  • Gefilte fish has 4 times more Iron than Alaska pollock. While Gefilte fish has 2.48mg of Iron, Alaska pollock has only 0.56mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) types in this article.

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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 Iron +342.9%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Calcium +213%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains more Potassium +372.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Calcium +213%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Phosphorus +265.8%
Contains more Potassium +372.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%

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 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +335.7%
Equal in Folate - 3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +294.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +335.7%
Equal in Folate - 3

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.
Gefilte fish Alaska pollock
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 1.73g 1.18g Gefilte fish
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 111kcal Alaska pollock
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 2.48mg 0.56mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 73mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 91mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 524mg 419mg Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.82mg 0.57mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.195mg 0.06mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89IU 51IU Gefilte fish
Vitamin E mg 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.054mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 1mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.432mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.488mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.486mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 0.81mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 0.842mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.255mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.548mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.261mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 30mg 86mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 0.134g Gefilte fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Gefilte fish Alaska pollock
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
16
Gefilte fish
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
43
Alaska pollock

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
54%
Gefilte fish
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.