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Smoked salmon vs. Perch — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Smoked salmon and Perch different?

  • Smoked salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, while Perch is higher in Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 44% more than Perch.
  • Smoked salmon contains 9 times more Sodium than Perch. Smoked salmon contains 672mg of Sodium, while Perch contains 79mg.

Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat types were 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 Copper +19.8%
Contains more Selenium +101.2%
Contains more Calcium +827.3%
Contains more Iron +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +361.3%
Contains more Manganese +5194.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77% 3% 177%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 44% 28% 111% 31% 11% 39% 64% 118% 88%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Selenium +101.2%
Contains more Calcium +827.3%
Contains more Iron +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.7%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Zinc +361.3%
Contains more Manganese +5194.1%

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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Perch
Contains more Vitamin A +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 49% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 6% 20% 28% 36% 53% 33% 5% 275% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +266.1%
Contains more Other +660.6%
Contains more Protein +36%
Equal in Water - 73.25
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.86 g
Fats: 1.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.25 g
Other: 0.71 g
Contains more Fats +266.1%
Contains more Other +660.6%
Contains more Protein +36%
Equal in Water - 73.25

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +937.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
26% 22% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.237 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.195 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.472 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +937.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +110.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Perch Opinion
Protein 18.28g 24.86g Perch
Fats 4.32g 1.18g Smoked salmon
Calories 117kcal 117kcal
Calcium 11mg 102mg Perch
Iron 0.85mg 1.16mg Perch
Magnesium 18mg 38mg Perch
Phosphorus 164mg 257mg Perch
Potassium 175mg 344mg Perch
Sodium 672mg 79mg Perch
Zinc 0.31mg 1.43mg Perch
Copper 0.23mg 0.192mg Smoked salmon
Manganese 0.017mg 0.9mg Perch
Selenium 32.4µg 16.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 32IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 10µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin E 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 1.7mg Perch
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.08mg Perch
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.12mg Perch
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 1.9mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.14mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 6µg Perch
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 2.2µg Smoked salmon
Choline 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.278mg Perch
Threonine 0.801mg 1.09mg Perch
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.145mg Perch
Leucine 1.486mg 2.02mg Perch
Lysine 1.679mg 2.283mg Perch
Methionine 0.541mg 0.736mg Perch
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.97mg Perch
Valine 0.942mg 1.281mg Perch
Histidine 0.538mg 0.732mg Perch
Cholesterol 23mg 115mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.237g Perch
Omega-3 - DHA 0.267g 0.223g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.183g 0.101g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.073g 0.036g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.195g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.472g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Perch
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet Equal
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
95%
Smoked salmon
35%
Perch
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Smoked salmon
56%
Perch

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 92mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Perch
Perch is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Perch
Perch contains less Sodium (difference - 593mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Perch
Perch is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.692g)
Which food is cheaper?
Perch
Perch is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Perch
Perch is relatively richer in minerals
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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients
  2. Perch - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173679/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.