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Salmon vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Salmon and Caviar different?

  • Salmon is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Caviar is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Caviar covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 701% more than Salmon.
  • Salmon contains 66 times more Vitamin B3 than Caviar. Salmon contains 7.86mg of Vitamin B3, while Caviar contains 0.12mg.
  • Salmon is lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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
Salmon
3
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5
Caviar
Contains more Potassium +170.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Copper +127.3%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Iron +1385%
Contains more Magnesium +934.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78%
Contains more Zinc +48.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Potassium +170.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Copper +127.3%
Contains more Calcium +2191.7%
Contains more Iron +1385%
Contains more Magnesium +934.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78%
Contains more Zinc +48.4%

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
3
:
8
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
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%
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6450%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Salmon Caviar
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
83
Salmon
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
36
Salmon
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
4%
Caviar
Fats
29%
Salmon
83%
Caviar

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. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.