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Monkfish vs. Sockeye salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Monkfish and Sockeye salmon different?

  • Monkfish is higher in Selenium, however, Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sockeye salmon is 143% higher.
  • Monkfish has less Cholesterol.

Fish, monkfish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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 Potassium +17.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +138.5%
Contains more Selenium +31.8%
Contains more Iron +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 16% 20% 110% 46% 3% 15% 12% 5% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26% 2% 194%
Contains more Potassium +17.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +138.5%
Contains more Selenium +31.8%
Contains more Iron +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Zinc - 0.55

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 C +∞%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +441.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +329.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 4% 8% 17% 48% 11% 64% 6% 130% 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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 62% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +441.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +237%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +295.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +329.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Other +58.1%
Contains more Protein +42.7%
Contains more Fats +185.6%
19% 2% 79%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 1.95 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.51 g
Other: 0.98 g
26% 6% 67%
Protein: 26.48 g
Fats: 5.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0.62 g
Contains more Water +16.6%
Contains more Other +58.1%
Contains more Protein +42.7%
Contains more Fats +185.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Monkfish Sockeye salmon Opinion
Protein 18.56g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 1.95g 5.57g Sockeye salmon
Calories 97kcal 156kcal Sockeye salmon
Calcium 10mg 11mg Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.41mg 0.52mg Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 27mg 36mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 256mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 513mg 436mg Monkfish
Sodium 23mg 92mg Monkfish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.55mg Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.036mg 0.076mg Sockeye salmon
Manganese 0.031mg 0.013mg Monkfish
Selenium 46.8µg 35.5µg Monkfish
Vitamin A 46IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A RAE 14µg 58µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Monkfish
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 2.558mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.173mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.277mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 8µg 7µg Monkfish
Vitamin B12 1.04µg 4.47µg Sockeye salmon
Choline 112.6mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.814mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.855mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.509mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.705mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.549mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 0.956mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.547mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 32mg 61mg Monkfish
Trans Fat 0.023g Monkfish
Saturated Fat 0.969g Monkfish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.56g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.299g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.093g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g Sockeye salmon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Monkfish Sockeye 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
22%
Monkfish
132%
Sockeye salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Monkfish
47%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monkfish
Monkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monkfish
Monkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.969g)
Which food is cheaper?
Monkfish
Monkfish is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Monkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171996/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.