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

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
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
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%

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.
Bass Salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bass 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
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 food.
Protein
136%
Bass
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
0%
Salmon
Fats
14%
Bass
29%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.