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Haddock vs. Salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Haddock and Salmon

  • Haddock contains less Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin A RAE than Salmon.
  • Salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin D is 84% higher.
  • Salmon contains 4 times less Sodium than Haddock. Haddock contains 261mg of Sodium, while Salmon contains 61mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Salmon
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Copper +88.5%
Contains more Manganese +23.1%
Contains more Selenium +30.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Potassium - 384
Equal in Zinc - 0.43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9% 2% 173%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 13% 22% 108% 34% 8% 12% 17% 3% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Iron +61.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Contains more Copper +88.5%
Contains more Manganese +23.1%
Contains more Selenium +30.6%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Potassium - 384
Equal in Zinc - 0.43

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +271%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +2083.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Folate +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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 14% 23% 393% 13% 86% 32% 151% 89% 150% 26% 350% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +271%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +2083.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.9%
Contains more Folate +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.5%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Salmon
Contains more Water +23%
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +2145.5%
Equal in Other - 0.8
20% 80%
Protein: 19.99 g
Fats: 0.55 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.65 g
Other: 0 g
22% 12% 65%
Protein: 22.1 g
Fats: 12.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.75 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Water +23%
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +2145.5%
Equal in Other - 0.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Salmon
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5550%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2131.9%
29% 19% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.111 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.204 g
22% 38% 41%
Saturated Fat: 2.397 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.553 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5550%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2131.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Haddock Salmon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Haddock Salmon Opinion
Protein 19.99g 22.1g Salmon
Fats 0.55g 12.35g Salmon
Calories 90kcal 206kcal Salmon
Calcium 14mg 15mg Salmon
Iron 0.21mg 0.34mg Salmon
Magnesium 26mg 30mg Salmon
Phosphorus 278mg 252mg Haddock
Potassium 351mg 384mg Salmon
Sodium 261mg 61mg Salmon
Zinc 0.4mg 0.43mg Salmon
Copper 0.026mg 0.049mg Salmon
Manganese 0.013mg 0.016mg Salmon
Selenium 31.7µg 41.4µg Salmon
Vitamin A 62IU 230IU Salmon
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 69µg Salmon
Vitamin E 0.55mg 1.14mg Salmon
Vitamin D 23IU 526IU Salmon
Vitamin D 0.6µg 13.1µg Salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.34mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.135mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 4.119mg 8.045mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.494mg 1.475mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.327mg 0.647mg Salmon
Folate 13µg 34µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 2.8µg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.248mg Haddock
Threonine 1.015mg 0.969mg Haddock
Isoleucine 1.067mg 1.018mg Haddock
Leucine 1.882mg 1.796mg Haddock
Lysine 2.126mg 2.03mg Haddock
Methionine 0.686mg 0.654mg Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.904mg 0.863mg Haddock
Valine 1.193mg 1.139mg Haddock
Histidine 0.682mg 0.651mg Haddock
Cholesterol 66mg 63mg Salmon
Trans Fat 0.005g Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.111g 2.397g Haddock
Omega-3 - DHA 0.109g 1.457g Salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.051g 0.69g Salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.17g Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 4.181g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.204g 4.553g Salmon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g Haddock

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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Haddock
110%
Salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Haddock
44%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Salmon
Salmon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.286g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. 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/175168/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.