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Gefilte fish vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gefilte fish and Mackerel

  • Gefilte fish is richer in Iron, while Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 465% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Gefilte fish has 2 times more Iron than Mackerel. Gefilte fish has 2.48mg of Iron, while Mackerel has 1.4mg.
  • Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, mackerel, salted.

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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 +77.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Copper +95%
Contains more Calcium +187%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.9%
Contains more Potassium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +34.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Iron +77.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Copper +95%
Contains more Calcium +187%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.9%
Contains more Potassium +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +34.1%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin A +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1328.6%
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 10% 48% 756% 0% 5% 44% 62% 0% 95% 12% 1500% 20%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin A +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1328.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 18.5g Mackerel
Fats 1.73g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 66mg Mackerel
Iron 2.48mg 1.4mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 73mg 254mg Mackerel
Potassium 91mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 524mg 4450mg Gefilte fish
Zinc 0.82mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.195mg 0.1mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.02mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.19mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 1mg 3.3mg Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.2mg mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 3µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.086mg mg Gefilte fish
Threonine 0.488mg mg Gefilte fish
Isoleucine 0.486mg mg Gefilte fish
Leucine 0.81mg mg Gefilte fish
Lysine 0.842mg mg Gefilte fish
Methionine 0.255mg mg Gefilte fish
Phenylalanine 0.493mg mg Gefilte fish
Valine 0.548mg mg Gefilte fish
Histidine 0.261mg mg Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 30mg 95mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 7.148g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Gefilte fish Mackerel
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
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
114
Mackerel

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Mackerel
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

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 is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 3926mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.736g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168149/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.