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Salmon vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salmon 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
47
Salmon
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
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
Salmon
3
:
Contains more Copper +371.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +320.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Equal in Potassium - 505
Contains more Copper +371.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +320.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.5%
Equal in Potassium - 505

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
Salmon
5
:
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%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.87
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%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.87

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
119%
Salmon
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
29%
Salmon
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 Salmon Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 142 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 19.84 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 6.34 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 0 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 55 85 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 0.91 Chinook salmon
Calcium 12 28 Chinook salmon
Potassium 490 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 29 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.053 Salmon
Zinc 0.64 0.56 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 200 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 44 60 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 0.044 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 0.154 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 0.865 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0.462 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 2.87 Salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 3.214 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 2.662 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.222 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.87 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 1.613 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 1.822 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.587 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.022 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.584 0.757 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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