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Sockeye salmon vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.838g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $11.7)
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)

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.
Sockeye salmon Cod
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
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
Sockeye 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
95
Sockeye salmon
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
25
Sockeye 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 +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Equal in Potassium - 413
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Equal in Potassium - 413

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 +1761.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11909.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +1761.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11909.4%
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
159%
Sockeye salmon
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Cod
Fats
26%
Sockeye 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 Sockeye salmon Cod Opinion
Calories 156 82 Sockeye salmon
Protein 26.48 17.81 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 0.67 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 43 Cod
Vitamin D 670 36 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.38 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 11 16 Cod
Potassium 436 413 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 32 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.028 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55 0.45 Sockeye salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 203 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 54 Cod
Vitamin A 193 40 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 0.64 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 0.9 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.076 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.065 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 2.063 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.245 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 0.91 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Cod
Saturated Fat 0.969 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 0.094 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 0.231 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 0.199 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.781 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.821 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.447 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 1.635 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.527 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.695 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 0.917 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.524 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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