Sardine contains 6 times more Calcium than Mackerel. Sardine contains 382mg of Calcium, while Mackerel contains 66mg.
Energy 909kJ / 218kcal.
Average Quantity Per Serving Per 100g
Carbohydrate <1.0g <1.0g - sugars <1.0g <1.0g Sodium 218mg 276mg Calcium 199mg (25% RDI*) 252mg Cold-water oily fish such as sardines are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. Indeed, the silver-scaled fish in a can are dense with nutrients. One serving of the oily pilchards packs as much as 17 grams of protein and 50 percent of your recommended daily calcium intake for just 90 to 150 calories.The FDA recommends a weekly intake of two to three servings of sardines, or 8 to 12 ounces for adults and 4 to 6 ounces for children age 4 to 7. The FDA recognizes the health benefits of eating fish, especially for pregnant people and young children. Pregnant people can eat up to 12 ounces per week. Sardines are a very versatile food. They can be used in salads, as a snack on crackers, or as part of the main course. Before using sardines, make sure that the canned ones have been rinsed under cold water. Fresh sardines should be gutted and then rinsed. Spaghetti con le sarde alla Palermitana This recipe gives you a new twist on spaghetti. Grilled fresh sardines By putting sardines straight on the grill, you can create a unique and healthy appetizer. Mediterranean casserole This tasty casserole takes very little prep time. Quick sardine curry If you crave curry and are short on time, this is the perfect meal for you. Spring salad with tarragon vinaigrette This colorful salad is delicious and packed with nutrition. .