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Chinook salmon vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.686g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 57mg)
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 - 247mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Sardine
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
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 Sardine
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
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
58
Sardine

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 Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Iron +220.9%
Contains more Calcium +1264.3%
Contains more Copper +250.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +212.8%
Contains less Sodium -80.5%
Contains more Iron +220.9%
Contains more Calcium +1264.3%
Contains more Copper +250.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211.5%

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Sardine
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
53%
Sardine

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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 231 208 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 24.62 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 11.45 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 0 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 142 Chinook salmon
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 0.91 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 28 382 Sardine
Potassium 505 397 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 39 Chinook salmon
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 0.56 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 371 490 Sardine
Sodium 60 307 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 108 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 10.045 5.245 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.642 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.167 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 3.869 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.288 0.276 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 1.079 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 1.134 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 2.001 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 2.26 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.729 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.961 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.268 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.725 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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