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Smoked salmon vs Cod - 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 - 20mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 618mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.798g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $12.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
Smoked salmon Cod
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Cod
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
72
Smoked salmon
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
27
Smoked salmon
19
Cod

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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Cod
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Copper +721.4%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Potassium +136%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Iron +123.7%
Contains more Copper +721.4%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Potassium +136%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -92%

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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Cod
Contains more Vitamin D +1802.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17486.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +1802.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17486.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
110%
Smoked salmon
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Cod
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
3%
Cod

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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 Smoked salmon Cod Opinion
Calories 117 82 Smoked salmon
Protein 18.28 17.81 Smoked salmon
Fats 4.32 0.67 Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 23 43 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 36 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.85 0.38 Smoked salmon
Calcium 11 16 Cod
Potassium 175 413 Cod
Magnesium 18 32 Cod
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.23 0.028 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31 0.45 Cod
Starch
Phosphorus 164 203 Cod
Sodium 672 54 Cod
Vitamin A 87 40 Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.35 0.64 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 0.9 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.076 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.101 0.065 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72 2.063 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.245 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 3.26 0.91 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.929 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 0.094 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 0.231 Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205 0.199 Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801 0.781 Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842 0.821 Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486 1.447 Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679 1.635 Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541 0.527 Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714 0.695 Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942 0.917 Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538 0.524 Smoked 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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