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Milkfish vs. Smoked salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Milkfish and Smoked salmon different?

  • Milkfish is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Potassium, however, Smoked salmon is richer in Selenium, Copper, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Smoked salmon is 29% higher.
  • Milkfish contains 3 times more Zinc than Smoked salmon. While Milkfish contains 1.05mg of Zinc, Smoked salmon contains only 0.31mg.
  • Smoked salmon has less Cholesterol.

Fish, milkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +490.9%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Potassium +113.7%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Zinc +238.7%
Contains more Manganese +52.9%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Copper +422.7%
Contains more Selenium +100%
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 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77% 3% 177%
Contains more Calcium +490.9%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Potassium +113.7%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Zinc +238.7%
Contains more Manganese +52.9%
Contains more Iron +107.3%
Contains more Copper +422.7%
Contains more Selenium +100%

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 A +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.26
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 49% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.26

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +44%
Contains more Fats +99.8%
Contains more Water +15%
Contains more Other +123.1%
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
Contains more Protein +44%
Contains more Fats +99.8%
Contains more Water +15%
Contains more Other +123.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Milkfish Smoked salmon Opinion
Protein 26.32g 18.28g Milkfish
Fats 8.63g 4.32g Milkfish
Calories 190kcal 117kcal Milkfish
Calcium 65mg 11mg Milkfish
Iron 0.41mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 38mg 18mg Milkfish
Phosphorus 208mg 164mg Milkfish
Potassium 374mg 175mg Milkfish
Sodium 92mg 672mg Milkfish
Zinc 1.05mg 0.31mg Milkfish
Copper 0.044mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Manganese 0.026mg 0.017mg Milkfish
Selenium 16.2µg 32.4µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 109IU 87IU Milkfish
Vitamin A RAE 33µg 26µg Milkfish
Vitamin E 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.023mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 8.256mg 4.72mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.87mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.488mg 0.278mg Milkfish
Folate 18µg 2µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 3.27µg 3.26µg Milkfish
Choline 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.295mg 0.205mg Milkfish
Threonine 1.154mg 0.801mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 1.213mg 0.842mg Milkfish
Leucine 2.139mg 1.486mg Milkfish
Lysine 2.417mg 1.679mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.779mg 0.541mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 1.028mg 0.714mg Milkfish
Valine 1.356mg 0.942mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.775mg 0.538mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 67mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g Milkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.267g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.183g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.073g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Milkfish Smoked 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
95%
Smoked salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Milkfish
49%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 580mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.929g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milkfish
Milkfish is cheaper (difference - $14)
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

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.