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Mullet fish vs. Salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mullet fish and Salmon

  • Mullet fish has more Iron, Copper, and Selenium, however, Salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Folate.
  • Salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 106% more than Mullet fish.
  • Mullet fish has 4 times more Iron than Salmon. While Mullet fish has 1.41mg of Iron, Salmon has only 0.34mg.
  • Mullet fish has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, mullet, striped, 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.
Contains more Calcium +106.7%
Contains more Iron +314.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.7%
Contains more Copper +187.8%
Contains more Manganese +37.5%
Contains more Selenium +13%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 53% 24% 105% 41% 10% 24% 47% 3% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 13% 22% 108% 34% 8% 12% 17% 3% 226%
Contains more Calcium +106.7%
Contains more Iron +314.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.7%
Contains more Copper +187.8%
Contains more Manganese +37.5%
Contains more Selenium +13%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 252

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 +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1020%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 4% 25% 24% 119% 53% 114% 8% 32% 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 14% 23% 393% 13% 86% 32% 151% 89% 150% 26% 350% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1020%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.3%
Contains more Fats +154.1%
Equal in Water - 64.75
Equal in Other - 0.8
25% 5% 71%
Protein: 24.81 g
Fats: 4.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.52 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 Protein +12.3%
Contains more Fats +154.1%
Equal in Water - 64.75
Equal in Other - 0.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +202.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +396.5%
38% 37% 25%
Saturated Fat: 1.431 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.382 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.917 g
22% 38% 41%
Saturated Fat: 2.397 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.553 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +202.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +396.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mullet fish Salmon Opinion
Protein 24.81g 22.1g Mullet fish
Fats 4.86g 12.35g Salmon
Calories 150kcal 206kcal Salmon
Calcium 31mg 15mg Mullet fish
Iron 1.41mg 0.34mg Mullet fish
Magnesium 33mg 30mg Mullet fish
Phosphorus 244mg 252mg Salmon
Potassium 458mg 384mg Mullet fish
Sodium 71mg 61mg Salmon
Zinc 0.88mg 0.43mg Mullet fish
Copper 0.141mg 0.049mg Mullet fish
Manganese 0.022mg 0.016mg Mullet fish
Selenium 46.8µg 41.4µg Mullet fish
Vitamin A 141IU 230IU Salmon
Vitamin A RAE 42µg 69µg Salmon
Vitamin E 1.14mg Salmon
Vitamin D 526IU Salmon
Vitamin D 13.1µg Salmon
Vitamin C 1.2mg 3.7mg Salmon
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.34mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 0.135mg Salmon
Vitamin B3 6.3mg 8.045mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.88mg 1.475mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 0.647mg Salmon
Folate 10µg 34µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 0.25µg 2.8µg Salmon
Choline 90.5mg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Salmon
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.248mg Mullet fish
Threonine 1.088mg 0.969mg Mullet fish
Isoleucine 1.143mg 1.018mg Mullet fish
Leucine 2.016mg 1.796mg Mullet fish
Lysine 2.278mg 2.03mg Mullet fish
Methionine 0.734mg 0.654mg Mullet fish
Phenylalanine 0.968mg 0.863mg Mullet fish
Valine 1.278mg 1.139mg Mullet fish
Histidine 0.73mg 0.651mg Mullet fish
Cholesterol 63mg 63mg
Saturated Fat 1.431g 2.397g Mullet fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.148g 1.457g Salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.18g 0.69g Salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.092g 0.17g Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.382g 4.181g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.917g 4.553g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mullet fish 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
29%
Mullet fish
106%
Salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Mullet fish
44%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.966g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mullet fish
Mullet fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (63 mg)
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. Mullet fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175124/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.