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Sockeye salmon vs Swordfish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.942g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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)
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 Swordfish
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Sockeye salmon Swordfish
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
75
Swordfish
Mineral Summary Score
25
Sockeye salmon
26
Swordfish

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 more Iron +15.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +41.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 35
Equal in Phosphorus - 304
Equal in Sodium - 97
Contains more Iron +15.6%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Zinc +41.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 35
Equal in Phosphorus - 304
Equal in Sodium - 97

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 A +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 666
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 9.254
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +143.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 666
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 9.254
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
141%
Swordfish
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Swordfish
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
37%
Swordfish

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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 Swordfish Opinion
Calories 156 172 Swordfish
Protein 26.48 23.45 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 7.93 Swordfish
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 78 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670 666 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.45 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 11 6 Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436 499 Swordfish
Magnesium 36 35 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.046 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55 0.78 Swordfish
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 304 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 97 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 193 129 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 2.41 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.7 16.6 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.089 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.063 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 9.254 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0.417 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.615 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 1.62 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 0.056 Sockeye salmon
Saturated Fat 0.969 1.911 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 3.544 Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 1.368 Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.335 0.265 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 1.035 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 1.088 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.919 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 2.168 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.699 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.922 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 1.216 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.695 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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