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

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 Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 1%
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%
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 Folate +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49.3%

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.
Haddock Salmon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Haddock Salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.99g 19.84g Haddock
Fats 0.55g 6.34g Salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 90kcal 142kcal Salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Salmon
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 12mg Haddock
Iron 0.21mg 0.8mg Salmon
Magnesium 26mg 29mg Salmon
Phosphorus 278mg 200mg Haddock
Potassium 351mg 490mg Salmon
Sodium 261mg 44mg Salmon
Zinc 0.4mg 0.64mg Salmon
Copper 0.026mg 0.25mg Salmon
Vitamin A 62IU 40IU Haddock
Vitamin E 0.55mg mg Haddock
Vitamin D 23IU IU Haddock
Vitamin D 0.6µg µg Haddock
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.226mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.38mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 4.119mg 7.86mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.494mg 1.664mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.327mg 0.818mg Salmon
Folate 13µg 25µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 3.18µg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Haddock
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.222mg Haddock
Threonine 1.015mg 0.87mg Haddock
Isoleucine 1.067mg 0.914mg Haddock
Leucine 1.882mg 1.613mg Haddock
Lysine 2.126mg 1.822mg Haddock
Methionine 0.686mg 0.587mg Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.904mg 0.775mg Haddock
Valine 1.193mg 1.022mg Haddock
Histidine 0.682mg 0.584mg Haddock
Cholesterol 66mg 55mg Salmon
Trans Fat 0.005g g Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.111g 0.981g Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 2.103g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.204g 2.539g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Haddock Salmon
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
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 food.
Protein
120%
Haddock
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Haddock
0%
Salmon
Fats
3%
Haddock
29%
Salmon

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 - 217mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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?
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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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 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.