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Milkfish vs. Chinook salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Milkfish and Chinook salmon

  • Milkfish has more Vitamin B12, however, Chinook salmon is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Chinook salmon's daily need coverage for Selenium is 56% more.
  • Milkfish contains 2 times more Zinc than Chinook salmon. Milkfish contains 1.05mg of Zinc, while Chinook salmon contains 0.56mg.
  • Milkfish contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, 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.
Contains more Calcium +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Manganese +36.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +221.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains less Sodium -34.8%
Contains more Copper +20.5%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 35% 88% 159% 45% 8% 16% 18% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +132.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Manganese +36.8%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +221.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Contains less Sodium -34.8%
Contains more Copper +20.5%
Contains more Selenium +188.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +355%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.7%
Contains more Folate +94.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.462
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 30% 0% 0% 14% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 27% 359% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +355%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.7%
Contains more Folate +94.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.865
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.462

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +55%
Equal in Protein - 25.72
Equal in Water - 65.6
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
26% 13% 66%
Protein: 25.72 g
Fats: 13.38 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.6 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +55%
Equal in Protein - 25.72
Equal in Water - 65.6

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milkfish Chinook salmon Opinion
Protein 26.32g 25.72g Milkfish
Fats 8.63g 13.38g Chinook salmon
Calories 190kcal 231kcal Chinook salmon
Calcium 65mg 28mg Milkfish
Iron 0.41mg 0.91mg Chinook salmon
Magnesium 38mg 122mg Chinook salmon
Phosphorus 208mg 371mg Chinook salmon
Potassium 374mg 505mg Chinook salmon
Sodium 92mg 60mg Chinook salmon
Zinc 1.05mg 0.56mg Milkfish
Copper 0.044mg 0.053mg Chinook salmon
Manganese 0.026mg 0.019mg Milkfish
Selenium 16.2µg 46.8µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 109IU 496IU Chinook salmon
Vitamin A RAE 33µg 149µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 4.1mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.044mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.154mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 8.256mg 10.045mg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.865mg
Vitamin B6 0.488mg 0.462mg Milkfish
Folate 18µg 35µg Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 3.27µg 2.87µg Milkfish
Tryptophan 0.295mg 0.288mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.154mg 1.127mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.213mg 1.185mg Milkfish
Leucine 2.139mg 2.09mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.417mg 2.362mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.779mg 0.761mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 1.028mg 1.004mg Milkfish
Valine 1.356mg 1.325mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.775mg 0.757mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 67mg 85mg Milkfish
Saturated Fat 3.214g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.727g Chinook salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 1.01g Chinook salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.296g Chinook salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742g Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662g Chinook salmon

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Milkfish Chinook 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
59%
Milkfish
63%
Chinook salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Milkfish
63%
Chinook salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.214g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkfish
Milkfish is cheaper (difference - $15)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/nutrients
  2. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.