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Smoked salmon vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Smoked salmon and Alaska pollock

  • Smoked salmon is richer in Vitamin D, Copper, and Vitamin B5, yet Alaska pollock is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin D from Smoked salmon is 106% higher.
  • Smoked salmon contains 4 times more Copper than Alaska pollock. Smoked salmon contains 0.23mg of Copper, while Alaska pollock contains 0.06mg.
  • Alaska pollock contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen).

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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 +51.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Calcium +554.5%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Iron +51.8%
Contains more Copper +283.3%
Contains more Calcium +554.5%
Contains more Magnesium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.8%
Contains more Potassium +145.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.9%

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 A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +1215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.3%
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +382.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +1215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.3%
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.
Smoked salmon Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.28g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 4.32g 1.18g Smoked salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 117kcal 111kcal Smoked salmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 0.85mg 0.56mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 164mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 175mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 672mg 419mg Alaska pollock
Zinc 0.31mg 0.57mg Alaska pollock
Copper 0.23mg 0.06mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 51IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.35mg 0.28mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU 51IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg 1.3µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.054mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 3.949mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.432mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 2µg 3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.801mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.486mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.679mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.541mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.942mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.538mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 23mg 86mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.134g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.583g Smoked salmon

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Smoked salmon Alaska pollock
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
99
Smoked salmon
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
43
Alaska pollock

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
110%
Smoked salmon
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
5%
Alaska pollock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock contains less Sodium (difference - 253mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.77g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $7)
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)
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

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.