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Chinook salmon vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 359mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $8)
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.
Chinook salmon Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
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
Chinook salmon Alaska pollock
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
40
Chinook salmon
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
35
Alaska pollock

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 Iron +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.57
Contains more Iron +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.57

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +872.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +872.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%

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
154%
Chinook salmon
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Chinook salmon Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 231 111 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 23.48 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 1.18 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 0 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 86 Chinook salmon
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 0.91 0.56 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 505 430 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 81 Chinook salmon
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.06 Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.56 0.57 Alaska pollock
Starch
Phosphorus 371 267 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 419 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 51 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.054 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.223 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 10.045 3.949 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.432 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.329 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 3.66 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.134 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.583 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.263 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 1.029 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 1.082 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.908 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 2.157 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.696 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.917 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.21 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.691 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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