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Smoked salmon vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Smoked salmon and Mackerel?

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Copper, yet Mackerel is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 364% more.
  • Smoked salmon has 2 times more Copper than Mackerel. While Smoked salmon has 0.23mg of Copper, Mackerel has only 0.1mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

We used Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, mackerel, salted types 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 -84.9%
Contains more Copper +130%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains more Zinc +254.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 53% 43% 109% 46% 581% 30% 34%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%
Contains more Copper +130%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.9%
Contains more Potassium +197.1%
Contains more Zinc +254.8%

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 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
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 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +76.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%

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.
Smoked salmon Mackerel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Mackerel Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.28g 18.5g Mackerel
Fats 4.32g 25.1g Mackerel
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 117kcal 305kcal Mackerel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 66mg Mackerel
Iron 0.85mg 1.4mg Mackerel
Magnesium 18mg 60mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 164mg 254mg Mackerel
Potassium 175mg 520mg Mackerel
Sodium 672mg 4450mg Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31mg 1.1mg Mackerel
Copper 0.23mg 0.1mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 157IU Mackerel
Vitamin E 1.35mg 2.38mg Mackerel
Vitamin D 685IU 1006IU Mackerel
Vitamin D 17.1µg 25.2µg Mackerel
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.02mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.19mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 3.3mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.41mg Mackerel
Folate 2µg 15µg Mackerel
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 12µg Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1µg 7.8µg Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.205mg mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801mg mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842mg mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486mg mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679mg mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541mg mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714mg mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942mg mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538mg mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 95mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 7.148g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 8.32g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 6.21g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon 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
99
Smoked salmon
212
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
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
110%
Smoked salmon
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Mackerel
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
116%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 3778mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.219g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mackerel
Mackerel is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.