Alaska pollock vs. Salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Alaska pollock and Salmon
- Alaska pollock is richer in Vitamin B12, and Magnesium, yet Salmon is richer in Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin D from Salmon is 79% higher.
- Alaska pollock contains 7 times more Sodium than Salmon. Alaska pollock contains 419mg of Sodium, while Salmon contains 61mg.
Food types used in this article are Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, cooked, dry heat.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||17µg||69µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0.423g||1.457g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0.086g||0.69g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0.027g||0.17g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|