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Smoked salmon vs. Sheepshead — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smoked salmon and Sheepshead

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Sheepshead is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 40% more than Sheepshead.
  • Smoked salmon contains 9 times more Sodium than Sheepshead. While Smoked salmon contains 672mg of Sodium, Sheepshead contains only 73mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, sheepshead, 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 Iron +26.9%
Contains more Copper +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.4%
Contains more Potassium +192.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +103.2%
Contains more Manganese +23.5%
Contains more Selenium +58.3%
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 12% 26% 25% 150% 46% 10% 18% 41% 3% 280%
Contains more Iron +26.9%
Contains more Copper +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.4%
Contains more Potassium +192.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Zinc +103.2%
Contains more Manganese +23.5%
Contains more Selenium +58.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +750%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 3% 12% 34% 53% 81% 13% 288% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +750%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +165%
Contains more Other +63.1%
Contains more Protein +42.3%
Equal in Water - 69.04
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
26% 69% 3%
Protein: 26.02 g
Fats: 1.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.04 g
Other: 3.31 g
Contains more Fats +165%
Contains more Other +63.1%
Contains more Protein +42.3%
Equal in Water - 69.04

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +160.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.2%
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
33% 32% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.36 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.35 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.382 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +478%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +160.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.2%

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 Sheepshead
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 Sheepshead Opinion
Protein 18.28g 26.02g Sheepshead
Fats 4.32g 1.63g Smoked salmon
Calories 117kcal 126kcal Sheepshead
Calcium 11mg 37mg Sheepshead
Iron 0.85mg 0.67mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18mg 35mg Sheepshead
Phosphorus 164mg 350mg Sheepshead
Potassium 175mg 512mg Sheepshead
Sodium 672mg 73mg Sheepshead
Zinc 0.31mg 0.63mg Sheepshead
Copper 0.23mg 0.122mg Smoked salmon
Manganese 0.017mg 0.021mg Sheepshead
Selenium 32.4µg 51.3µg Sheepshead
Vitamin A 87IU 115IU Sheepshead
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 35µg Sheepshead
Vitamin E 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.01mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.05mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 1.8mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.35mg Sheepshead
Folate 2µg 17µg Sheepshead
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 2.3µg Smoked salmon
Choline 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.291mg Sheepshead
Threonine 0.801mg 1.141mg Sheepshead
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.199mg Sheepshead
Leucine 1.486mg 2.115mg Sheepshead
Lysine 1.679mg 2.39mg Sheepshead
Methionine 0.541mg 0.77mg Sheepshead
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 1.016mg Sheepshead
Valine 0.942mg 1.34mg Sheepshead
Histidine 0.538mg 0.766mg Sheepshead
Cholesterol 23mg 64mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.36g Sheepshead
Omega-3 - DHA 0.267g 0.107g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.183g 0.083g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.073g 0.04g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.35g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.382g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Sheepshead
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
95%
Smoked salmon
38%
Sheepshead
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Smoked salmon
61%
Sheepshead

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead contains less Sodium (difference - 599mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.569g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sheepshead
Sheepshead 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. Sheepshead - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175145/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.