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Salmon vs Roe - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Salmon
Salmon is cheaper (difference - $87)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 424mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.885g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 73mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
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.

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 Roe
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salmon Roe
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
47
Salmon
83
Roe
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
35
Roe

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
5
:
3
Roe
Contains more Potassium +73.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +95.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.77
Contains more Potassium +73.1%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +95.3%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.77

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
3
:
5
Roe
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +342.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +657.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +262.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +342.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +657.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +149.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +262.9%

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
119%
Salmon
172%
Roe
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
2%
Roe
Fats
29%
Salmon
38%
Roe

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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 Roe Opinion
Calories 142 204 Roe
Protein 19.84 28.62 Roe
Fats 6.34 8.23 Roe
Vitamin C 0 16.4 Roe
Carbs 0 1.92 Roe
Cholesterol 55 479 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 0.77 Salmon
Calcium 12 28 Roe
Potassium 490 283 Salmon
Magnesium 29 26 Salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.128 Salmon
Zinc 0.64 1.28 Roe
Starch
Phosphorus 200 515 Roe
Sodium 44 117 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 303 Roe
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 0.277 Roe
Vitamin B2 0.38 0.949 Roe
Vitamin B3 7.86 2.192 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 1.154 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0.185 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 11.54 Roe
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 1.866 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 2.129 Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 3.404 Roe
Tryptophan 0.222 0.375 Roe
Threonine 0.87 1.305 Roe
Isoleucine 0.914 1.465 Roe
Leucine 1.613 2.509 Roe
Lysine 1.822 2.179 Roe
Methionine 0.587 0.71 Roe
Phenylalanine 0.775 1.401 Roe
Valine 1.022 1.676 Roe
Histidine 0.584 0.778 Roe
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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