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Bass vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bass and Salmon

  • Bass is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium and Phosphorus, yet Salmon is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Bass is 51% higher.
  • Bass contains 2 times more Cholesterol than Salmon. Bass contains 103mg of Cholesterol, while Salmon contains 55mg.

Food types used in this article are Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw.

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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
Bass
4
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4
Salmon
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 4% 44% 21% 84% 18% 86% 6%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +27%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%
Contains more Copper +525%
Contains more Zinc +25.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Bass
2
:
6
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +927%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Folate +150%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 398% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +927%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.4%
Contains more Folate +150%

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
65
Bass
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
32
Bass
36
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
136%
Bass
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
0%
Salmon
Fats
14%
Bass
29%
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.
Bass Salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bass 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bass
Bass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.331g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Bass Salmon Opinion
Calories 124 142 Salmon
Protein 22.73 19.84 Bass
Fats 2.99 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 55 Salmon
Vitamin D
Iron 1.08 0.8 Bass
Calcium 19 12 Bass
Potassium 328 490 Salmon
Magnesium 51 29 Bass
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.51 0.64 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 254 200 Bass
Sodium 88 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 104 40 Bass
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 2.558 7.86 Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.346 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 4.41 3.18 Bass
Vitamin K
Folate 10 25 Salmon
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.65 0.981 Bass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.846 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.005 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.255 0.222 Bass
Threonine 0.997 0.87 Bass
Isoleucine 1.047 0.914 Bass
Leucine 1.848 1.613 Bass
Lysine 2.088 1.822 Bass
Methionine 0.673 0.587 Bass
Phenylalanine 0.887 0.775 Bass
Valine 1.171 1.022 Bass
Histidine 0.669 0.584 Bass
Fructose

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. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.