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Alaska pollock vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 253mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.77g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Alaska pollock Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Alaska pollock Smoked salmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
33
Alaska pollock
72
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
35
Alaska pollock
27
Smoked salmon

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
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Contains more Calcium +554.5%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Zinc +83.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.6%
Contains more Iron +51.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Calcium +554.5%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Zinc +83.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.6%
Contains more Iron +51.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1243.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1243.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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 the food
Protein
141%
Alaska pollock
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Alaska pollock
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
5%
Alaska pollock
20%
Smoked salmon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Alaska pollock Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 111 117 Smoked salmon
Protein 23.48 18.28 Alaska pollock
Fats 1.18 4.32 Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 86 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 51 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.56 0.85 Smoked salmon
Calcium 72 11 Alaska pollock
Potassium 430 175 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 81 18 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.06 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.57 0.31 Alaska pollock
Starch
Phosphorus 267 164 Alaska pollock
Sodium 419 672 Alaska pollock
Vitamin A 51 87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 0.28 1.35 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 1.3 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.054 0.023 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.223 0.101 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 3.949 4.72 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.432 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.329 0.278 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 3.66 3.26 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.159 0.929 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 2.023 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.583 0.995 Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.263 0.205 Alaska pollock
Threonine 1.029 0.801 Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 1.082 0.842 Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.908 1.486 Alaska pollock
Lysine 2.157 1.679 Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.696 0.541 Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.917 0.714 Alaska pollock
Valine 1.21 0.942 Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.691 0.538 Alaska pollock
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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