Alaska pollock vs. Chinook salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Alaska pollock and Chinook salmon?
- Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, yet Chinook salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
- Chinook salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 38% more.
- Alaska pollock has 7 times more Sodium than Chinook salmon. While Alaska pollock has 419mg of Sodium, Chinook salmon has only 60mg.
We used Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat types in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||17µg||149µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.423g||0.727g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.086g||1.01g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.027g||0.296g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|