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Rainbow trout vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rainbow trout and Smoked salmon?

  • Rainbow trout is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, yet Smoked salmon is higher in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin D, and Iron.
  • Rainbow trout's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 43% more.
  • Rainbow trout has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Smoked salmon. While Rainbow trout has 0.12mg of Vitamin B1, Smoked salmon has only 0.023mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

We used Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, raw and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked types 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 +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains more Potassium +115.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Iron +174.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 18% 97% 34% 7% 13% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains more Potassium +115.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Iron +174.2%
Contains more Copper +400%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 17% 47% 477% 10% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 9% 538% 1%
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 +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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.
Rainbow trout Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rainbow trout Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.94g 18.28g Rainbow trout
Fats 6.18g 4.32g Rainbow trout
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 141kcal 117kcal Rainbow trout
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 25mg 11mg Rainbow trout
Iron 0.31mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Rainbow trout
Phosphorus 226mg 164mg Rainbow trout
Potassium 377mg 175mg Rainbow trout
Sodium 51mg 672mg Rainbow trout
Zinc 0.45mg 0.31mg Rainbow trout
Copper 0.046mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 280IU 87IU Rainbow trout
Vitamin E 2.34mg 1.35mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 635IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 15.9µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 2.9mg 0mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B1 0.12mg 0.023mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 5.567mg 4.72mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 0.87mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.34mg 0.278mg Rainbow trout
Folate 11µg 2µg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B12 4.3µg 3.26µg Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.234mg 0.205mg Rainbow trout
Threonine 0.915mg 0.801mg Rainbow trout
Isoleucine 0.962mg 0.842mg Rainbow trout
Leucine 1.696mg 1.486mg Rainbow trout
Lysine 1.916mg 1.679mg Rainbow trout
Methionine 0.618mg 0.541mg Rainbow trout
Phenylalanine 0.815mg 0.714mg Rainbow trout
Valine 1.075mg 0.942mg Rainbow trout
Histidine 0.614mg 0.538mg Rainbow trout
Cholesterol 59mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat 0.047g g Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 1.383g 0.929g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.979g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.507g 0.995g Rainbow trout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rainbow trout Smoked 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
119
Rainbow trout
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
25
Rainbow trout
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
120%
Rainbow trout
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Rainbow trout
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
29%
Rainbow trout
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.454g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 621mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout 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)
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. Rainbow trout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173717/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.