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Crayfish vs. Smoked salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Crayfish and Smoked salmon

  • Crayfish has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Zinc, however, Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin D 114% more than Crayfish.
  • Crayfish has 31 times more Manganese than Smoked salmon. While Crayfish has 0.522mg of Manganese, Smoked salmon has only 0.017mg.
  • Smoked salmon has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Crustaceans, crayfish, mixed species, wild, cooked, moist heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +445.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -86%
Contains more Zinc +467.7%
Contains more Copper +197.8%
Contains more Manganese +2970.6%
Contains more Selenium +13.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.85
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 32% 24% 116% 27% 13% 48% 229% 69% 201%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77% 3% 177%
Contains more Calcium +445.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.6%
Contains more Potassium +69.1%
Contains less Sodium -86%
Contains more Zinc +467.7%
Contains more Copper +197.8%
Contains more Manganese +2970.6%
Contains more Selenium +13.3%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +74%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.35
Equal in Choline - 89
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 Choline Vitamin K 3% 30% 0% 3% 13% 20% 43% 35% 18% 33% 269% 45% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 49% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin A +74%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.35
Equal in Choline - 89
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +10.2%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +103%
Equal in Protein - 18.28
Equal in Water - 72
17% 79% 3%
Protein: 16.77 g
Fats: 1.2 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.37 g
Other: 2.66 g
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
Contains more Water +10.2%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +103%
Equal in Protein - 18.28
Equal in Water - 72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +729.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +171.1%
23% 31% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.181 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.244 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.367 g
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +729.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +171.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crayfish Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crayfish Smoked salmon Opinion
Protein 16.77g 18.28g Smoked salmon
Fats 1.2g 4.32g Smoked salmon
Calories 82kcal 117kcal Smoked salmon
Calcium 60mg 11mg Crayfish
Iron 0.83mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 33mg 18mg Crayfish
Phosphorus 270mg 164mg Crayfish
Potassium 296mg 175mg Crayfish
Sodium 94mg 672mg Crayfish
Zinc 1.76mg 0.31mg Crayfish
Copper 0.685mg 0.23mg Crayfish
Manganese 0.522mg 0.017mg Crayfish
Selenium 36.7µg 32.4µg Crayfish
Vitamin A 50IU 87IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 26µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.5mg 1.35mg Crayfish
Vitamin D 0IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 0µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Crayfish
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.023mg Crayfish
Vitamin B2 0.085mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 2.28mg 4.72mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.58mg 0.87mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.278mg Smoked salmon
Folate 44µg 2µg Crayfish
Vitamin B12 2.15µg 3.26µg Smoked salmon
Choline 80.9mg 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.234mg 0.205mg Crayfish
Threonine 0.676mg 0.801mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.811mg 0.842mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.329mg 1.486mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.457mg 1.679mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.472mg 0.541mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.706mg 0.714mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.786mg 0.942mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.341mg 0.538mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 133mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.181g 0.929g Crayfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.047g 0.267g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.119g 0.183g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.073g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.244g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.367g 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crayfish Smoked salmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Crayfish
95%
Smoked salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
77%
Crayfish
49%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 110mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crayfish
Crayfish contains less Sodium (difference - 578mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crayfish
Crayfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.748g)
Which food is cheaper?
Crayfish
Crayfish is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Crayfish
Crayfish is relatively richer in minerals
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Crayfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174207/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.