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Pork vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork and Mackerel

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Mackerel is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, and Vitamin E .
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 471% more.
  • Pork contains 44 times more Vitamin B1 than Mackerel. Pork contains 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Mackerel contains 0.02mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Pork
2
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Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +37%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +117.3%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +37%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

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
Pork
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2142.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1838.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2142.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1838.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Pork Mackerel
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 Pork Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 18.5g Pork
Fats 13.92g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 66mg Mackerel
Iron 0.87mg 1.4mg Mackerel
Magnesium 28mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 246mg 254mg Mackerel
Potassium 423mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 62mg 4450mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 1.1mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.1mg Mackerel
Vitamin A 7IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 0.29mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 53IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 1.3µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.02mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.19mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 3.3mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.41mg Pork
Folate 5µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 0µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 95mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 7.148g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork 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
56
Pork
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Mackerel
Fats
64%
Pork
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 4388mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.918g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $6.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel 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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.