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Smoked salmon vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Smoked salmon and Mussel

  • Smoked salmon has less Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Folate, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C.
  • Mussel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 864% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Mollusks, mussel, blue, cooked, moist 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +54.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +690.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains less Sodium -45.1%
Contains more Zinc +761.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 252% 27% 123% 24% 49% 73% 50%
Contains more Copper +54.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +690.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains less Sodium -45.1%
Contains more Zinc +761.3%

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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Mussel
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178%
Contains more Vitamin A +249.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +315.8%
Contains more Folate +3700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +636.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95
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 19% 0% 0% 46% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 57% 3000% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178%
Contains more Vitamin A +249.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1204.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +315.8%
Contains more Folate +3700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +636.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.95

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Mussel Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.39g Mussel
Protein 18.28g 23.8g Mussel
Fats 4.32g 4.48g Mussel
Carbs 0g 7.39g Mussel
Calories 117kcal 172kcal Mussel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Mussel
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 33mg Mussel
Iron 0.85mg 6.72mg Mussel
Magnesium 18mg 37mg Mussel
Phosphorus 164mg 285mg Mussel
Potassium 175mg 268mg Mussel
Sodium 672mg 369mg Mussel
Zinc 0.31mg 2.67mg Mussel
Copper 0.23mg 0.149mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 304IU Mussel
Vitamin E 1.35mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 13.6mg Mussel
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.3mg Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.42mg Mussel
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 3mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.95mg Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.1mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 76µg Mussel
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 24µg Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.267mg Mussel
Threonine 0.801mg 1.025mg Mussel
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.036mg Mussel
Leucine 1.486mg 1.676mg Mussel
Lysine 1.679mg 1.779mg Mussel
Methionine 0.541mg 0.537mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.853mg Mussel
Valine 0.942mg 1.04mg Mussel
Histidine 0.538mg 0.457mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 56mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.85g Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 1.014g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 1.212g Mussel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Mussel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
286
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
76
Mussel

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
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
7%
Mussel
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
21%
Mussel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 303mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
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. Mussel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/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.