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Sockeye salmon vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 81mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.559g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
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?
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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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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 Sardine
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
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
25
Sockeye salmon
58
Sardine

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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Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Copper +144.7%
Contains more Zinc +138.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Equal in Potassium - 397
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Copper +144.7%
Contains more Zinc +138.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Equal in Potassium - 397
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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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Contains more Vitamin D +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227
Contains more Vitamin D +247.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +106.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Sardine
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
53%
Sardine

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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 156 208 Sardine
Protein 26.48 24.62 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 142 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 193 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 11 382 Sardine
Potassium 436 397 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 39 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 0.55 1.31 Sardine
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 490 Sardine
Sodium 92 307 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193 108 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 16.7 4.8 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.08 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.227 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 5.245 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0.642 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.167 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Sardine
Saturated Fat 0.969 1.528 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.335 0.276 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 1.079 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 1.134 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 2.001 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 2.26 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.729 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.961 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 1.268 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.725 Sardine
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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