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Drum fish vs. Salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Drum fish and Salmon

  • Drum fish has more Manganese, Copper, and Iron, however, Salmon has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B5.
  • Salmon's daily need coverage for Selenium is 46% more.
  • Drum fish has 56 times more Manganese than Salmon. Drum fish has 0.897mg of Manganese, while Salmon has 0.016mg.
  • Salmon is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +413.3%
Contains more Iron +238.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +97.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Contains more Manganese +5506.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Selenium +155.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Potassium - 384
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 13% 22% 108% 34% 8% 12% 17% 3% 226%
Contains more Calcium +413.3%
Contains more Iron +238.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +97.7%
Contains more Copper +506.1%
Contains more Manganese +5506.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Selenium +155.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Potassium - 384

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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Salmon
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 14% 23% 393% 13% 86% 32% 151% 89% 150% 26% 350% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +270%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +319.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +95.4%
Contains more Other +220%
Equal in Protein - 22.1
Equal in Water - 64.75
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
22% 12% 65%
Protein: 22.1 g
Fats: 12.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.75 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Fats +95.4%
Contains more Other +220%
Equal in Protein - 22.1
Equal in Water - 64.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +207.8%
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
22% 38% 41%
Saturated Fat: 2.397 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.553 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +207.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drum fish Salmon Opinion
Protein 22.49g 22.1g Drum fish
Fats 6.32g 12.35g Salmon
Calories 153kcal 206kcal Salmon
Calcium 77mg 15mg Drum fish
Iron 1.15mg 0.34mg Drum fish
Magnesium 38mg 30mg Drum fish
Phosphorus 231mg 252mg Salmon
Potassium 353mg 384mg Salmon
Sodium 96mg 61mg Salmon
Zinc 0.85mg 0.43mg Drum fish
Copper 0.297mg 0.049mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.016mg Drum fish
Selenium 16.2µg 41.4µg Salmon
Vitamin A 196IU 230IU Salmon
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 69µg Salmon
Vitamin E 1.14mg Salmon
Vitamin D 526IU Salmon
Vitamin D 13.1µg Salmon
Vitamin C 1mg 3.7mg Salmon
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.34mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.135mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 8.045mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 1.475mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.647mg Salmon
Folate 17µg 34µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 2.8µg Salmon
Choline 90.5mg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Salmon
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.248mg Drum fish
Threonine 0.986mg 0.969mg Drum fish
Isoleucine 1.036mg 1.018mg Drum fish
Leucine 1.828mg 1.796mg Drum fish
Lysine 2.065mg 2.03mg Drum fish
Methionine 0.666mg 0.654mg Drum fish
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 0.863mg Drum fish
Valine 1.159mg 1.139mg Drum fish
Histidine 0.662mg 0.651mg Drum fish
Cholesterol 82mg 63mg Salmon
Saturated Fat 1.434g 2.397g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g 1.457g Salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.69g Salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g 0.17g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g 4.181g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g 4.553g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drum fish 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
44%
Drum fish
106%
Salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
44%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.963g)
Which food is cheaper?
Drum fish
Drum fish is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
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. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175168/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.