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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
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +305.5%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Zinc +305.5%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Magnesium +160.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
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

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.

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.