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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
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Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Potassium +115.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Contains more Iron +174.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 8% 34% 18% 16% 13% 97% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Potassium +115.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
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 Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 17% 47% 477% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 538% 1% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
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 Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
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 the food
Protein
120%
Rainbow trout
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Rainbow trout
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
29%
Rainbow trout
20%
Smoked 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.
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 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
Rainbow trout Smoked 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?
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 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 Rainbow trout Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 141 117 Rainbow trout
Protein 19.94 18.28 Rainbow trout
Fats 6.18 4.32 Rainbow trout
Vitamin C 2.9 0 Rainbow trout
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 59 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 635 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.31 0.85 Smoked salmon
Calcium 25 11 Rainbow trout
Potassium 377 175 Rainbow trout
Magnesium 25 18 Rainbow trout
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.45 0.31 Rainbow trout
Starch
Phosphorus 226 164 Rainbow trout
Sodium 51 672 Rainbow trout
Vitamin A 280 87 Rainbow trout
Vitamin E 2.34 1.35 Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 15.9 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.12 0.023 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.101 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 5.567 4.72 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B5 1.667 0.87 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.34 0.278 Rainbow trout
Vitamin B12 4.3 3.26 Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 11 2 Rainbow trout
Trans Fat 0.047 Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 1.383 0.929 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.979 2.023 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.507 0.995 Rainbow trout
Tryptophan 0.234 0.205 Rainbow trout
Threonine 0.915 0.801 Rainbow trout
Isoleucine 0.962 0.842 Rainbow trout
Leucine 1.696 1.486 Rainbow trout
Lysine 1.916 1.679 Rainbow trout
Methionine 0.618 0.541 Rainbow trout
Phenylalanine 0.815 0.714 Rainbow trout
Valine 1.075 0.942 Rainbow trout
Histidine 0.614 0.538 Rainbow trout
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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. 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.