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Caviar vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Caviar and Smoked salmon different?

  • Caviar is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Smoked salmon is richer in Vitamin D.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Caviar is 698% higher.
  • Caviar contains 26 times more Cholesterol than Smoked salmon. While Caviar contains 588mg of Cholesterol, Smoked salmon contains only 23mg.

Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked are the varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +1297.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.1%
Contains more Zinc +206.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Equal in Potassium - 175
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% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Iron +1297.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.1%
Contains more Zinc +206.5%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Equal in Potassium - 175

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +940.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +513.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +302.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.1%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin D +489.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3833.3%
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +940.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +513.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +302.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.1%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +513.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin D +489.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3833.3%

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 Smoked salmon
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 Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 18.28g Caviar
Fats 17.9g 4.32g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 117kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 11mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 0.85mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 18mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 164mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 175mg Caviar
Sodium 1500mg 672mg Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.95mg 0.31mg Caviar
Copper 0.11mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 905IU 87IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1.89mg 1.35mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 2.9µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.023mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.101mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 4.72mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 0.87mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.278mg Caviar
Folate 50µg 2µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 3.26µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.1µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.205mg Caviar
Threonine 1.263mg 0.801mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.035mg 0.842mg Caviar
Leucine 2.133mg 1.486mg Caviar
Lysine 1.834mg 1.679mg Caviar
Methionine 0.646mg 0.541mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 0.714mg Caviar
Valine 1.263mg 0.942mg Caviar
Histidine 0.649mg 0.538mg Caviar
Cholesterol 588mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 0.929g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 2.023g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 0.995g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Smoked 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
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
38
Smoked 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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
83%
Caviar
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 828mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 565mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.131g)
Which food is cheaper?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is cheaper (difference - $86)
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 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

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. 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.