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Sturgeon vs. Mackerel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sturgeon and Mackerel

  • Sturgeon has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B3, however, Mackerel has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mackerel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 687% more.
  • Sturgeon has 5 times more Vitamin A RAE than Mackerel. Sturgeon has 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Mackerel has 54µg.
  • Sturgeon is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Iron +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.1%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Selenium +218.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 59% 70% 120% 36% 11% 26% 32% 3% 282%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.9%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Iron +74.4%
Contains more Magnesium +115.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.1%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Selenium +218.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 278

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 Vitamin A +386.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 53% 13% 387% 0% 20% 21% 190% 53% 54% 13% 313% 39% 1%
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% 0% 0% 2% 40% 96% 129% 60% 107% 2% 2375% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +386.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +357.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +660%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +31.3%
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Fats +243.8%
Contains more Other +21.3%
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
24% 18% 53% 5%
Protein: 23.85 g
Fats: 17.81 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.27 g
Other: 5.07 g
Contains more Water +31.3%
Contains more Protein +15.2%
Contains more Fats +243.8%
Contains more Other +21.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +181.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +385.9%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 4.176 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +181.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +385.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sturgeon Mackerel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Mackerel Opinion
Protein 20.7g 23.85g Mackerel
Fats 5.18g 17.81g Mackerel
Calories 135kcal 262kcal Mackerel
Calcium 17mg 15mg Sturgeon
Iron 0.9mg 1.57mg Mackerel
Magnesium 45mg 97mg Mackerel
Phosphorus 271mg 278mg Mackerel
Potassium 364mg 401mg Mackerel
Sodium 69mg 83mg Sturgeon
Zinc 0.54mg 0.94mg Mackerel
Copper 0.053mg 0.094mg Mackerel
Manganese 0.03mg 0.02mg Sturgeon
Selenium 16.2µg 51.6µg Mackerel
Vitamin A 875IU 180IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 54µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg Sturgeon
Vitamin C 0mg 0.4mg Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.159mg Mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.412mg Mackerel
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 6.85mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.99mg Mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.46mg Mackerel
Folate 17µg 2µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 19µg Mackerel
Choline 70mg Sturgeon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sturgeon
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.267mg Mackerel
Threonine 0.907mg 1.045mg Mackerel
Isoleucine 0.954mg 1.099mg Mackerel
Leucine 1.682mg 1.938mg Mackerel
Lysine 1.901mg 2.19mg Mackerel
Methionine 0.613mg 0.706mg Mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 0.931mg Mackerel
Valine 1.066mg 1.228mg Mackerel
Histidine 0.609mg 0.702mg Mackerel
Cholesterol 77mg 75mg Mackerel
Saturated Fat 1.173g 4.176g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.699g Mackerel
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.504g Mackerel
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0.106g Mackerel
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 7.006g Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 4.3g Mackerel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sturgeon Mackerel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
89%
Sturgeon
217%
Mackerel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
64%
Mackerel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mackerel
Mackerel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/nutrients
  2. Mackerel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175120/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.