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Swordfish vs Salmon - 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?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.93g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Swordfish Salmon
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Swordfish 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
75
Swordfish
47
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
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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4
Salmon
Contains more Magnesium +20.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +52%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +443.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.6%
Equal in Potassium - 490
Contains more Magnesium +20.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +52%
Contains more Iron +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +443.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.6%
Equal in Potassium - 490

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
:
5
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +299%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.3%

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
141%
Swordfish
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Salmon
Fats
37%
Swordfish
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 Swordfish Salmon Opinion
Calories 172 142 Swordfish
Protein 23.45 19.84 Swordfish
Fats 7.93 6.34 Swordfish
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 55 Salmon
Vitamin D 666 Swordfish
Iron 0.45 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 6 12 Salmon
Potassium 499 490 Swordfish
Magnesium 35 29 Swordfish
Sugars 0 Swordfish
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.78 0.64 Swordfish
Starch
Phosphorus 304 200 Swordfish
Sodium 97 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 129 40 Swordfish
Vitamin E 2.41 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 9.254 7.86 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 1.62 3.18 Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Swordfish
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Salmon
Saturated Fat 1.911 0.981 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 2.103 Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.265 0.222 Swordfish
Threonine 1.035 0.87 Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088 0.914 Swordfish
Leucine 1.919 1.613 Swordfish
Lysine 2.168 1.822 Swordfish
Methionine 0.699 0.587 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922 0.775 Swordfish
Valine 1.216 1.022 Swordfish
Histidine 0.695 0.584 Swordfish
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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