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Chinook salmon vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.364g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 309mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Mussel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Mussel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
47
Mussel

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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Mussel
Contains more Potassium +88.4%
Contains more Magnesium +229.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Iron +638.5%
Contains more Calcium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +181.1%
Contains more Zinc +376.8%
Contains more Potassium +88.4%
Contains more Magnesium +229.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains less Sodium -83.7%
Contains more Iron +638.5%
Contains more Calcium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +181.1%
Contains more Zinc +376.8%

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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Mussel
Contains more Vitamin A +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362%
Contains more Vitamin C +231.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +736.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95
Contains more Vitamin A +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362%
Contains more Vitamin C +231.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +736.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95

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
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
7%
Mussel
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
21%
Mussel

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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 Mussel Opinion
Calories 231 172 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 23.8 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 4.48 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 0 7.39 Mussel
Cholesterol 85 56 Mussel
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 28 33 Mussel
Potassium 505 268 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 37 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0.56 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 371 285 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 369 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 304 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 10.045 3 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.1 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 24 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.85 Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 1.014 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 1.212 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.267 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 1.025 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 1.036 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.676 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.779 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.537 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.853 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 1.04 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.457 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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