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Salmon vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Salmon and Bass

  • Salmon is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1, yet Bass is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Bass is 51% higher.
  • Salmon contains 10 times more Vitamin B2 than Bass. Salmon contains 0.38mg of Vitamin B2, while Bass contains 0.037mg.
  • Salmon contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw and Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat.

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

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
Salmon
6
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2
Bass
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.7%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.7%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Salmon Bass
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
83
Salmon
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
36
Salmon
32
Bass

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
119%
Salmon
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
0%
Bass
Fats
29%
Salmon
14%
Bass

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. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/nutrients
  2. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/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.