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Rainbow trout vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.831g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
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.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Rainbow trout Chinook salmon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rainbow trout Chinook 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
82
Rainbow trout
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
19
Rainbow trout
37
Chinook 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 less Sodium -15%
Contains more Iron +193.5%
Contains more Calcium +12%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +388%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.2%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Iron +193.5%
Contains more Calcium +12%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Magnesium +388%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.2%

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 B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%

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
120%
Rainbow trout
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Rainbow trout
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
29%
Rainbow trout
62%
Chinook 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 Rainbow trout Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 141 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 19.94 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 6.18 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 2.9 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 59 85 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 635 Rainbow trout
Iron 0.31 0.91 Chinook salmon
Calcium 25 28 Chinook salmon
Potassium 377 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 25 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars 0 Rainbow trout
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.053 Chinook salmon
Zinc 0.45 0.56 Chinook salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 226 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 51 60 Rainbow trout
Vitamin A 280 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 2.34 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 15.9 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B1 0.12 0.044 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.154 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 5.567 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 1.667 0.865 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.34 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 4.3 2.87 Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1 Rainbow trout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.047 Chinook salmon
Saturated Fat 1.383 3.214 Rainbow trout
Monounsaturated Fat 1.979 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.507 2.662 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.234 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.915 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.962 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 1.696 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 1.916 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.618 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.815 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.075 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.614 0.757 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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