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Lingcod vs. Atlantic Mackerel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lingcod and Atlantic Mackerel

  • Lingcod is higher in Potassium, and Phosphorus, yet Atlantic Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Atlantic Mackerel covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 190% more than Lingcod.
  • Lingcod contains 2 times more Potassium than Atlantic Mackerel. While Lingcod contains 560mg of Potassium, Atlantic Mackerel contains only 314mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lingcod is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -15.6%
Contains more Manganese +73.3%
Contains more Iron +297.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130.3%
Contains more Copper +108.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63
Equal in Selenium - 44.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 16% 24% 111% 50% 10% 16% 12% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 62% 55% 93% 28% 12% 18% 25% 2% 241%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -15.6%
Contains more Manganese +73.3%
Contains more Iron +297.6%
Contains more Magnesium +130.3%
Contains more Copper +108.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63
Equal in Selenium - 44.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.856
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 9% 33% 44% 52% 80% 8% 519% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 31% 483% 2% 44% 72% 171% 52% 93% 1% 1089% 36% 13%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.856

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +21.7%
Contains more Water +19.1%
Contains more Fats +921.3%
Contains more Other +1137.5%
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
19% 14% 64% 4%
Protein: 18.6 g
Fats: 13.89 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.55 g
Other: 3.96 g
Contains more Protein +21.7%
Contains more Water +19.1%
Contains more Fats +921.3%
Contains more Other +1137.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +774.7%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 3.257 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.456 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.35 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +774.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lingcod Atlantic Mackerel
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 ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Atlantic Mackerel Opinion
Protein 22.64g 18.6g Lingcod
Fats 1.36g 13.89g Atlantic Mackerel
Calories 109kcal 205kcal Atlantic Mackerel
Calcium 18mg 12mg Lingcod
Iron 0.41mg 1.63mg Atlantic Mackerel
Magnesium 33mg 76mg Atlantic Mackerel
Phosphorus 258mg 217mg Lingcod
Potassium 560mg 314mg Lingcod
Sodium 76mg 90mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 0.63mg Atlantic Mackerel
Copper 0.035mg 0.073mg Atlantic Mackerel
Manganese 0.026mg 0.015mg Lingcod
Selenium 46.8µg 44.1µg Lingcod
Vitamin A 58IU 167IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 50µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin E 1.52mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 643IU Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin D 16.1µg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.176mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.312mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 9.08mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.856mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.399mg Atlantic Mackerel
Folate 10µg 1µg Lingcod
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 8.71µg Atlantic Mackerel
Choline 65mg Atlantic Mackerel
Vitamin K 5µg Atlantic Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.208mg Lingcod
Threonine 0.993mg 0.815mg Lingcod
Isoleucine 1.043mg 0.857mg Lingcod
Leucine 1.84mg 1.512mg Lingcod
Lysine 2.079mg 1.708mg Lingcod
Methionine 0.67mg 0.551mg Lingcod
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 0.726mg Lingcod
Valine 1.166mg 0.958mg Lingcod
Histidine 0.667mg 0.548mg Lingcod
Cholesterol 67mg 70mg Lingcod
Saturated Fat 0.255g 3.257g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 1.401g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.898g Atlantic Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.212g Atlantic Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 5.456g Atlantic Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 3.35g Atlantic Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lingcod Atlantic Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Lingcod
161%
Atlantic Mackerel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
54%
Atlantic Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lingcod
Lingcod is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Atlantic Mackerel
Atlantic Mackerel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic Mackerel
Atlantic Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lingcod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174235/nutrients
  2. Atlantic Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175119/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.