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Chinook salmon vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chinook salmon and Smoked salmon?

  • Chinook salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Selenium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A, yet Smoked salmon is higher in Copper, and Vitamin B12.
  • Chinook salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 33% more.
  • Chinook salmon has 7 times more Magnesium than Smoked salmon. While Chinook salmon has 122mg of Magnesium, Smoked salmon has only 18mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

We used Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked types in this article.

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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 Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.6%
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +334%
Equal in Iron - 0.85
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 9% 45% 88% 18% 16% 159% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Contains more Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.6%
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Copper +334%
Equal in Iron - 0.85

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +470.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.2%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 30% 0% 0% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 359% 0% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +470.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.2%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
68
Chinook salmon
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
47
Chinook salmon
38
Smoked salmon

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 food.
Protein
154%
Chinook salmon
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chinook salmon Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Chinook salmon Smoked salmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.285g)
Which food is cheaper?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 612mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinook salmon Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 231 117 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 18.28 Chinook salmon
Fats 13.38 4.32 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 0 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.91 0.85 Chinook salmon
Calcium 28 11 Chinook salmon
Potassium 505 175 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 122 18 Chinook salmon
Sugar 0 Chinook salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.56 0.31 Chinook salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 371 164 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 672 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 496 87 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 1.35 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.023 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.101 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 4.72 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.278 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 2.87 3.26 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Smoked salmon
Folate 35 2 Chinook salmon
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.929 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 2.023 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.995 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.205 Chinook salmon
Threonine 1.127 0.801 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 1.185 0.842 Chinook salmon
Leucine 2.09 1.486 Chinook salmon
Lysine 2.362 1.679 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.761 0.541 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 1.004 0.714 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.325 0.942 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.757 0.538 Chinook salmon
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/nutrients
  2. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.