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Sardine 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 - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.599g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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.
Sardine Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine 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
68
Sardine
72
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
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 Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +322.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%
Contains more Copper +23.7%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +322.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%
Contains more Copper +23.7%

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 A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin D +254.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.72
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Vitamin D +254.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.72

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
148%
Sardine
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
53%
Sardine
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 Sardine Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 208 117 Sardine
Protein 24.62 18.28 Sardine
Fats 11.45 4.32 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 142 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 193 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 2.92 0.85 Sardine
Calcium 382 11 Sardine
Potassium 397 175 Sardine
Magnesium 39 18 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 1.31 0.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 490 164 Sardine
Sodium 307 672 Sardine
Vitamin A 108 87 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 1.35 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.023 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.101 Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245 4.72 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.278 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 8.94 3.26 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 0.1 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.929 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 2.023 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 0.995 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.205 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 0.801 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 0.842 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 1.486 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 1.679 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.541 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 0.714 Sardine
Valine 1.268 0.942 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 0.538 Sardine
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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