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Pacific saury vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pacific saury and Alaska pollock different?

  • Pacific saury is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin D, however Alaska pollock is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Alaska pollock is 69% higher.
  • Pacific saury contains 13 times more Manganese than Alaska pollock. While Pacific saury contains 0.24mg of Manganese, Alaska pollock contains only 0.018mg.
  • Pacific saury has less Cholesterol.

Fish, pike, northern, raw and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) are the varieties used in this article.

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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 less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +26.3%
Contains more Magnesium +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Copper +17.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +26.3%
Contains more Magnesium +161.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Copper +17.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.56

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 A +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +83%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +181.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +83%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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.
Pacific saury Alaska pollock
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pacific saury Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.26g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 0.69g 1.18g Alaska pollock
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 88kcal 111kcal Alaska pollock
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 57mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.55mg 0.56mg Alaska pollock
Magnesium 31mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 220mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 259mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 39mg 419mg Pacific saury
Zinc 0.67mg 0.57mg Pacific saury
Copper 0.051mg 0.06mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 70IU 51IU Pacific saury
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 99IU 51IU Pacific saury
Vitamin D 2.5µg 1.3µg Pacific saury
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.054mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 2.3mg 3.949mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.432mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.117mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 15µg 3µg Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 2µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.216mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.844mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.887mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.565mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.768mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.57mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.992mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.567mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 39mg 86mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.159g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 0.157g 0.134g Pacific saury
Polyunsaturated fat 0.202g 0.583g Alaska pollock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pacific saury Alaska pollock
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
42
Pacific saury
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pacific saury
43
Alaska pollock

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
116%
Pacific saury
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Pacific saury
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
3%
Pacific saury
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 380mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.