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Halibut vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Halibut and Sockeye salmon

  • Halibut is richer in Vitamin D, yet Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Choline, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sockeye salmon is 145% higher.
  • Halibut contains 2 times more Saturated Fat than Sockeye salmon. Halibut contains 2.419g of Saturated Fat, while Sockeye salmon contains 0.969g.

Food types used in this article are Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw and Fish, salmon, sockeye, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Iron +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +153.3%

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 D +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +574.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.9%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +347%
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 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Contains more Vitamin D +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +574.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +96.9%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +347%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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.
Halibut Sockeye salmon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Halibut Sockeye salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 14.37g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 13.84g 5.57g Halibut
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 186kcal 156kcal Halibut
Starch g 0g Sockeye salmon
Fructose g 0g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 3mg 11mg Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.66mg 0.52mg Halibut
Magnesium 26mg 36mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 164mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 268mg 436mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 80mg 92mg Halibut
Zinc 0.4mg 0.55mg Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.03mg 0.076mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A 47IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.73mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 1097IU 670IU Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4µg 16.7µg Halibut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 1µg 7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 1µg 4.47µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.63mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.662mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.168mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.32mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.425mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.561mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.74mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.423mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 46mg 61mg Halibut
Trans Fat g 0.023g Halibut
Saturated Fat 2.419g 0.969g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378g 1.864g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367g 1.327g Halibut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Halibut Sockeye 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
95
Halibut
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
21
Halibut
34
Sockeye 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
86%
Halibut
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
64%
Halibut
26%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Halibut
Halibut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $8)
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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/nutrients
  2. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.