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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.2%
Contains more Potassium +188.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
Contains more Copper +334%
Equal in Iron - 0.85
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 35% 88% 159% 45% 8% 16% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Calcium +154.5%
Contains more Magnesium +577.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.2%
Contains more Potassium +188.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
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 A +470.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 30% 0% 0% 14% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 27% 359% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +470.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon Smoked salmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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

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.

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.