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Mussel vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel 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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mussel Sockeye salmon
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
126
Mussel
95
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
47
Mussel
25
Sockeye 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
Mussel
5
:
Contains more Iron +1192.3%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +385.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Contains more Iron +1192.3%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +385.5%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 36
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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
Mussel
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +436.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +727%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +436.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +727%

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
143%
Mussel
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Mussel
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
21%
Mussel
26%
Sockeye 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 Mussel Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 172 156 Mussel
Protein 23.8 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 4.48 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 13.6 0 Mussel
Carbs 7.39 0 Mussel
Cholesterol 56 61 Mussel
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 6.72 0.52 Mussel
Calcium 33 11 Mussel
Potassium 268 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 37 36 Mussel
Sugars 0 Sockeye salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.149 0.076 Mussel
Zinc 2.67 0.55 Mussel
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 285 305 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 369 92 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 304 193 Mussel
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.3 0.157 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.42 0.246 Mussel
Vitamin B3 3 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.95 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 24 4.47 Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.85 0.969 Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 1.014 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.212 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.267 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.025 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.036 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.676 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.779 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.537 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.853 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.04 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.457 0.711 Sockeye 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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