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Haddock vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Haddock and Salmon

  • Haddock has more Phosphorus, however Salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1 and Selenium.
  • Salmon covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 44% more than Haddock.
  • Salmon has 6 times less Sodium than Haddock. Haddock has 261mg of Sodium, while Salmon has 44mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw.

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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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Salmon
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +861.5%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 5% 31% 19% 9% 11% 120% 35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 4% 44% 21% 84% 18% 86% 6%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +861.5%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%

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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Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +55%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +882.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.3%
Contains more Folate +92.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 4% 11% 18% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 267% 1% 10%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 398% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +55%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +882.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.3%
Contains more Folate +92.3%

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
43
Haddock
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
29
Haddock
36
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%
Haddock
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Haddock
0%
Salmon
Fats
3%
Haddock
29%
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.
Haddock Salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Haddock 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?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 217mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Salmon
Salmon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Haddock Salmon Opinion
Calories 90 142 Salmon
Protein 19.99 19.84 Haddock
Fats 0.55 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 66 55 Salmon
Vitamin D 23 Haddock
Iron 0.21 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 14 12 Haddock
Potassium 351 490 Salmon
Magnesium 26 29 Salmon
Sugars 0 Salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.026 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.4 0.64 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 278 200 Haddock
Sodium 261 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 62 40 Haddock
Vitamin E 0.55 Haddock
Vitamin D 0.6 Haddock
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 4.119 7.86 Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.494 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.327 0.818 Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.13 3.18 Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Haddock
Folate 13 25 Salmon
Trans Fat 0.005 Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.111 0.981 Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.204 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.26 0.222 Haddock
Threonine 1.015 0.87 Haddock
Isoleucine 1.067 0.914 Haddock
Leucine 1.882 1.613 Haddock
Lysine 2.126 1.822 Haddock
Methionine 0.686 0.587 Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.775 Haddock
Valine 1.193 1.022 Haddock
Histidine 0.682 0.584 Haddock
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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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.