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Smoked salmon vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smoked salmon and Sardine

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin D, yet Sardine is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Sardine covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 237% more than Smoked salmon.
  • Smoked salmon contains 4 times more Vitamin D than Sardine. While Smoked salmon contains 685IU of Vitamin D, Sardine contains only 193IU.
  • The amount of Sodium in Sardine is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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 Copper +23.7%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +322.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 4% 16% 13% 77% 9% 71% 88%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Copper +23.7%
Contains more Iron +243.5%
Contains more Calcium +3372.7%
Contains more Potassium +126.9%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +322.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.3%

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 D +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 28% 514% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 408% 1% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Contains more Vitamin D +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +124.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2500%
Contains more Folate +400%

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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Sardine
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
53%
Sardine

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 Sardine
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Smoked salmon Sardine
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.599g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Sardine Opinion
Calories 117 208 Sardine
Protein 18.28 24.62 Sardine
Fats 4.32 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 23 142 Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685 193 Smoked salmon
Iron 0.85 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 11 382 Sardine
Potassium 175 397 Sardine
Magnesium 18 39 Sardine
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.23 0.186 Smoked salmon
Zinc 0.31 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 164 490 Sardine
Sodium 672 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 87 108 Sardine
Vitamin E 1.35 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 17.1 4.8 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.101 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 4.72 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.87 0.642 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.167 Smoked salmon
Vitamin B12 3.26 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 0.1 2.6 Sardine
Folate 2 10 Sardine
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.929 1.528 Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.205 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 0.801 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 0.842 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 1.486 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 1.679 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.541 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.714 0.961 Sardine
Valine 0.942 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.538 0.725 Sardine
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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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.