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Smoked salmon vs Swordfish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Smoked salmon and Swordfish different?

  • Smoked salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Copper, and Vitamin B5, while Swordfish is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 68% more than Swordfish.
  • Smoked salmon contains 7 times more Sodium than Swordfish. Smoked salmon contains 672mg of Sodium, while Swordfish contains 97mg.

Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, swordfish, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Potassium +185.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Contains more Zinc +151.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 17% 25% 131% 45% 13% 22% 16%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +94.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Potassium +185.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Contains more Zinc +151.6%

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 B2 +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 16.6
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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 8% 49% 498% 0% 23% 15% 174% 26% 142% 2% 203% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +108.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +121.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 16.6
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Swordfish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.28g 23.45g Swordfish
Fats 4.32g 7.93g Swordfish
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 117kcal 172kcal Swordfish
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 6mg Smoked salmon
Iron 0.85mg 0.45mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 18mg 35mg Swordfish
Phosphorus 164mg 304mg Swordfish
Potassium 175mg 499mg Swordfish
Sodium 672mg 97mg Swordfish
Zinc 0.31mg 0.78mg Swordfish
Copper 0.23mg 0.046mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 129IU Swordfish
Vitamin E 1.35mg 2.41mg Swordfish
Vitamin D 685IU 666IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg 16.6µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.089mg Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.063mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 9.254mg Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.417mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.615mg Swordfish
Folate 2µg 2µg
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 1.62µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.265mg Swordfish
Threonine 0.801mg 1.035mg Swordfish
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.088mg Swordfish
Leucine 1.486mg 1.919mg Swordfish
Lysine 1.679mg 2.168mg Swordfish
Methionine 0.541mg 0.699mg Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.922mg Swordfish
Valine 0.942mg 1.216mg Swordfish
Histidine 0.538mg 0.695mg Swordfish
Cholesterol 23mg 78mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g 0.056g Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 1.911g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 3.544g Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 1.368g Swordfish

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
95
Swordfish
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
33
Swordfish

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
141%
Swordfish
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Swordfish
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
37%
Swordfish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Swordfish
Swordfish contains less Sodium (difference - 575mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Swordfish
Swordfish is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.982g)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Swordfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173704/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.