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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
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Equal in Potassium - 436
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 15% 23% 87% 37% 8% 13% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
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
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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 Folate - 7
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 13% 27% 4% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 6% 114% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
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 Folate - 7
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cod Sockeye 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
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 food.
Protein
107%
Cod
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
3%
Cod
26%
Sockeye salmon

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 contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. 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.