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Caviar vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Caviar and Salmon different?

  • Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE, while Salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 701% more than Salmon.
  • Caviar contains 34 times more Sodium than Salmon. Caviar contains 1500mg of Sodium, while Salmon contains 44mg.

Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Caviar
5
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3
Salmon
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Iron +1385%
Contains more Magnesium +934.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78%
Contains more Zinc +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +170.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Copper +127.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Iron +1385%
Contains more Magnesium +934.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78%
Contains more Zinc +48.4%
Contains more Potassium +170.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Copper +127.3%

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
Caviar
8
:
3
Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +2162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +528.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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 +2162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +528.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Salmon Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 19.84g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 6.34g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 142kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Salmon
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 12mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0.8mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 29mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 200mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 490mg Salmon
Sodium 1500mg 44mg Salmon
Zinc 0.95mg 0.64mg Caviar
Copper 0.11mg 0.25mg Salmon
Vitamin A 905IU 40IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.226mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.38mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 7.86mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 1.664mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.818mg Salmon
Folate 50µg 25µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 3.18µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.222mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.87mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.914mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 1.613mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 1.822mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.587mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.775mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 1.022mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.584mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 55mg Salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.981g Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 2.103g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 2.539g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Salmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
266
Caviar
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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
148%
Caviar
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Salmon
Fats
83%
Caviar
29%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 1456mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 533mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.079g)
Which food is cheaper?
Salmon
Salmon is cheaper (difference - $87)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.