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Sockeye salmon vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($13)
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.
Sockeye salmon Salmon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sockeye salmon 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
95
Sockeye salmon
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
25
Sockeye salmon
25
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
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Salmon
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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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3
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.818
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.818

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
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Salmon
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
29%
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 Sockeye salmon Salmon Opinion
Calories 156 142 Sockeye salmon
Protein 26.48 19.84 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 55 Salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 11 12 Salmon
Potassium 436 490 Salmon
Magnesium 36 29 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 Sockeye salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.55 0.64 Salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 200 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 193 40 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 7.86 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.818 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 3.18 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.969 0.981 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 0.222 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.87 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.914 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.613 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 1.822 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.587 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.775 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 1.022 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.584 Sockeye salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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