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Halibut vs Atlantic mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Halibut and Atlantic mackerel

  • Atlantic mackerel is higher than Halibut in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Atlantic mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 750% more than Halibut.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Halibut is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, 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" 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 +137.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Magnesium +273.1%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Zinc +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Equal in Sodium - 83
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 25% 1% 24% 19% 10% 11% 71% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 36% 70% 32% 26% 120% 11%
Contains more Iron +137.9%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +49.6%
Contains more Magnesium +273.1%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Zinc +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Equal in Sodium - 83

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 A +283%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +356.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +296%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1800%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.46
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 15% 822% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 126% 1% 1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 11% 0% 0% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2375% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +283%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +356.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +296%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1800%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.46

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
95
Halibut
235
Atlantic mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
44
Atlantic 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
86%
Halibut
143%
Atlantic mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Atlantic mackerel
Fats
64%
Halibut
82%
Atlantic mackerel

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.
Halibut Atlantic mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Halibut Atlantic mackerel
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?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.757g)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Atlantic mackerel Opinion
Calories 186 262 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 14.37 23.85 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 13.84 17.81 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 46 75 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 0.66 1.57 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 3 15 Atlantic mackerel
Potassium 268 401 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 26 97 Atlantic mackerel
Sugar 0 Atlantic mackerel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.094 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.4 0.94 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 164 278 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 80 83 Halibut
Vitamin A 47 180 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.159 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.412 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 1.5 6.85 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.99 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.46 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 1 19 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folate 1 2 Atlantic mackerel
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.419 4.176 Halibut
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378 7.006 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367 4.3 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.161 0.267 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 0.63 1.045 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 0.662 1.099 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.168 1.938 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 1.32 2.19 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.425 0.706 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.561 0.931 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 0.74 1.228 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.423 0.702 Atlantic mackerel
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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/nutrients
  2. Atlantic mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.