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Smoked salmon vs. Snapper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Smoked salmon and Snapper different?

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however, Snapper is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Snapper is 30% higher.
  • Smoked salmon contains 25 times more Vitamin B2 than Snapper. While Smoked salmon contains 0.101mg of Vitamin B2, Snapper contains only 0.004mg.
  • Snapper has less Sodium.

Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat are the varieties 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 Iron +254.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Calcium +263.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +198.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Selenium +51.2%
Equal in Manganese - 0.017
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.3% 32% 13% 70% 15% 88% 8.5% 77% 2.2% 177%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 9% 26% 86% 46% 7.4% 12% 15% 2.2% 267%
Contains more Iron +254.2%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Calcium +263.6%
Contains more Magnesium +105.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +198.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Selenium +51.2%
Equal in Manganese - 0.017

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 B2 +2425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1264.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5.2% 27% 513% 0% 5.8% 23% 89% 52% 64% 1.5% 408% 49% 0.25%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.9% 0% 0% 5.3% 13% 0.92% 6.5% 52% 106% 4.5% 438% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1264.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 3.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +151.2%
Contains more Other +231.3%
Contains more Protein +43.9%
Equal in Water - 70.35
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 g
Contains more Fats +151.2%
Contains more Other +231.3%
Contains more Protein +43.9%
Equal in Water - 70.35

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +528.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.7%
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +528.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.7%

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 Snapper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Snapper Opinion
Protein 18.28g 26.3g Snapper
Fats 4.32g 1.72g Smoked salmon
Calories 117kcal 128kcal Snapper
Calcium 11mg 40mg Snapper
Iron 0.85mg 0.24mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18mg 37mg Snapper
Phosphorus 164mg 201mg Snapper
Potassium 175mg 522mg Snapper
Sodium 672mg 57mg Snapper
Zinc 0.31mg 0.44mg Snapper
Copper 0.23mg 0.046mg Smoked salmon
Manganese 0.017mg 0.017mg
Selenium 32.4µg 49µg Snapper
Vitamin A 87IU 115IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 35µg Snapper
Vitamin E 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.053mg Snapper
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.004mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 0.346mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.46mg Snapper
Folate 2µg 6µg Snapper
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 3.5µg Snapper
Choline 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.294mg Snapper
Threonine 0.801mg 1.153mg Snapper
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.212mg Snapper
Leucine 1.486mg 2.137mg Snapper
Lysine 1.679mg 2.415mg Snapper
Methionine 0.541mg 0.778mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 1.027mg Snapper
Valine 0.942mg 1.355mg Snapper
Histidine 0.538mg 0.774mg Snapper
Cholesterol 23mg 47mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.365g Snapper
Omega-3 - DHA 0.267g 0.273g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.183g 0.048g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.073g 0.022g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.322g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.588g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Smoked salmon Snapper
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
49%
Snapper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Smoked salmon
48%
Snapper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 615mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.564g)
Which food is cheaper?
Snapper
Snapper is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Snapper
Snapper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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

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. Snapper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173699/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.