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Lamb and mutton vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lamb and mutton and Mackerel

  • Lamb and mutton has more Zinc, and Vitamin B3, however Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 394% more.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 4 times more Zinc than Mackerel. Lamb and mutton contains 4.46mg of Zinc, while Mackerel contains 1.1mg.
  • Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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
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Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +305.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 6% 28% 17% 40% 122% 81% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 20% 46% 43% 34% 30% 109% 581%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +305.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%

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 B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +25100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 3% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 319% 12% 14%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +25100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.6%

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
52
Lamb and mutton
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Mackerel
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
116%
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.
Lamb and mutton Mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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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?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.682g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 4378mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is cheaper (difference - $4.7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Mackerel Opinion
Calories 294 305 Mackerel
Protein 24.52 18.5 Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 97 95 Mackerel
Vitamin D 2 1006 Mackerel
Iron 1.88 1.4 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 17 66 Mackerel
Potassium 310 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 23 60 Mackerel
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.119 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46 1.1 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 188 254 Mackerel
Sodium 72 4450 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.14 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 0.1 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.02 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.19 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66 3.3 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 2.55 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 4.6 7.8 Mackerel
Folate 18 15 Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.83 7.148 Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82 8.32 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.287 Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05 Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183 Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908 Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166 Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629 Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998 Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777 Lamb and mutton
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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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.