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Cod vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cod and Sockeye salmon

  • Cod has more Vitamin B5, while Sockeye salmon has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Choline and Vitamin B1.
  • Cod's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 3035% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat.

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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
Cod
2
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Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Equal in Potassium - 436
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 5% 37% 23% 10% 13% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Equal in Potassium - 436

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
Cod
2
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11909.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 7
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 3% 13% 27% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 114% 1% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11909.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1755.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +278.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +390.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +391.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 7

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
790
Cod
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
24
Cod
34
Sockeye 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 the food
Protein
107%
Cod
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
3%
Cod
26%
Sockeye salmon

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.
Cod Sockeye salmon
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Cod Sockeye 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 richer in minerals?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.838g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $11.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Cod Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 82 156 Sockeye salmon
Protein 17.81 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 0.67 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 1 0 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 43 61 Cod
Vitamin D 36 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.38 0.52 Sockeye salmon
Calcium 16 11 Cod
Potassium 413 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 32 36 Sockeye salmon
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.028 0.076 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.45 0.55 Sockeye salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 203 305 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 54 92 Cod
Vitamin A 40 193 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.64 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 0.9 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.246 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 2.063 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 153 1.274 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 0.91 4.47 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 7 7
Trans Fat 0.023 Cod
Saturated Fat 0.131 0.969 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.199 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.781 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.821 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.447 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.635 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.527 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.695 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.917 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.524 0.711 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/nutrients
  2. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.