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Chinook salmon vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.233g)
Which food is cheaper?
Salmon
Salmon is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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 Salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon 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
40
Chinook salmon
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
25
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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3
Salmon
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +320.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Contains more Copper +371.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Potassium - 490
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +320.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Contains more Copper +371.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Equal in Potassium - 490

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
:
5
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.8%

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Salmon
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
29%
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 Chinook salmon Salmon Opinion
Calories 231 142 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 19.84 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 6.34 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 0 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 55 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 0.8 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 12 Chinook salmon
Potassium 505 490 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 29 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.56 0.64 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 371 200 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 496 40 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 7.86 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 3.18 Salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.981 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 2.103 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 2.539 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.222 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 0.87 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 0.914 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.613 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.822 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.587 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.775 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.022 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.584 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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