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Gefilte fish vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gefilte fish and Smoked salmon?

  • Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, yet Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5 and Phosphorus.
  • Smoked salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 101% more.
  • Gefilte fish has 3 times more Iron than Smoked salmon. While Gefilte fish has 2.48mg of Iron, Smoked salmon has only 0.85mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Gefilte fish is lower.

We used Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe 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 Iron +191.8%
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Contains more Potassium +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 7% 9% 7% 65% 23% 32% 69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Contains more Iron +191.8%
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +164.5%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Contains more Potassium +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.7%

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 B1 +182.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +372%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +335%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +288.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 87
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 6% 0% 0% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 105% 0% 3%
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 B1 +182.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +372%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +335%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +288.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 87

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
16
Gefilte fish
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
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
54%
Gefilte fish
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
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.
Gefilte fish Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
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
Gefilte fish Smoked salmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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 - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish contains less Sodium (difference - 148mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.517g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $14)
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 Gefilte fish Smoked salmon Opinion
Calories 84 117 Smoked salmon
Protein 9.07 18.28 Smoked salmon
Fats 1.73 4.32 Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0.8 0 Gefilte fish
Carbs 7.41 0 Gefilte fish
Cholesterol 30 23 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 Smoked salmon
Iron 2.48 0.85 Gefilte fish
Calcium 23 11 Gefilte fish
Potassium 91 175 Smoked salmon
Magnesium 9 18 Smoked salmon
Sugars 0 Gefilte fish
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.195 0.23 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.82 0.31 Gefilte fish
Starch
Phosphorus 73 164 Smoked salmon
Sodium 524 672 Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89 87 Gefilte fish
Vitamin E 1.35 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.023 Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.101 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 1 4.72 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.87 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.278 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 0.84 3.26 Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Smoked salmon
Folate 3 2 Gefilte fish
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.412 0.929 Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824 2.023 Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285 0.995 Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.086 0.205 Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.488 0.801 Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.486 0.842 Smoked salmon
Leucine 0.81 1.486 Smoked salmon
Lysine 0.842 1.679 Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.255 0.541 Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.493 0.714 Smoked salmon
Valine 0.548 0.942 Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.261 0.538 Smoked salmon
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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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.