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Smoked salmon vs. Whelk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smoked salmon and Whelk

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, yet Whelk is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Whelk covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 620% more than Smoked salmon.
  • Smoked salmon contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Whelk. While Smoked salmon contains 4.72mg of Vitamin B3, Whelk contains only 1.995mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +927.3%
Contains more Iron +1083.5%
Contains more Magnesium +855.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains more Potassium +296.6%
Contains less Sodium -38.7%
Contains more Zinc +951.6%
Contains more Copper +795.7%
Contains more Manganese +5135.3%
Contains more Selenium +176.5%
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 34% 378% 123% 121% 62% 54% 89% 687% 117% 489%
Contains more Calcium +927.3%
Contains more Iron +1083.5%
Contains more Magnesium +855.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72%
Contains more Potassium +296.6%
Contains less Sodium -38.7%
Contains more Zinc +951.6%
Contains more Copper +795.7%
Contains more Manganese +5135.3%
Contains more Selenium +176.5%

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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Whelk
Contains more Vitamin B3 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.8%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +456.4%
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 10% 0% 0% 23% 13% 50% 38% 24% 150% 9% 2268% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.8%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +456.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +440%
Contains more Water +125%
Contains more Other +35%
Contains more Protein +160.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
48% 16% 32% 4%
Protein: 47.68 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 15.52 g
Water: 32 g
Other: 4 g
Contains more Fats +440%
Contains more Water +125%
Contains more Other +35%
Contains more Protein +160.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3512.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2063%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.3%
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
38% 34% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.062 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.046 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3512.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2063%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Whelk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Protein 18.28g 47.68g Whelk
Fats 4.32g 0.8g Smoked salmon
Carbs 0g 15.52g Whelk
Calories 117kcal 275kcal Whelk
Calcium 11mg 113mg Whelk
Iron 0.85mg 10.06mg Whelk
Magnesium 18mg 172mg Whelk
Phosphorus 164mg 282mg Whelk
Potassium 175mg 694mg Whelk
Sodium 672mg 412mg Whelk
Zinc 0.31mg 3.26mg Whelk
Copper 0.23mg 2.06mg Whelk
Manganese 0.017mg 0.89mg Whelk
Selenium 32.4µg 89.6µg Whelk
Vitamin A 87IU 162IU Whelk
Vitamin A RAE 26µg 49µg Whelk
Vitamin E 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Whelk
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.049mg Whelk
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.214mg Whelk
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 1.995mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.4mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.65mg Whelk
Folate 2µg 11µg Whelk
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 18.14µg Whelk
Choline 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.618mg Whelk
Threonine 0.801mg 2.136mg Whelk
Isoleucine 0.842mg 1.655mg Whelk
Leucine 1.486mg 3.807mg Whelk
Lysine 1.679mg 2.93mg Whelk
Methionine 0.541mg 1.205mg Whelk
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 1.648mg Whelk
Valine 0.942mg 2.075mg Whelk
Histidine 0.538mg 0.977mg Whelk
Cholesterol 23mg 130mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.929g 0.062g Whelk
Omega-3 - DHA 0.267g 0.012g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.183g 0.008g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.073g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 0.056g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 0.046g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Smoked salmon Whelk
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
199%
Whelk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Smoked salmon
215%
Whelk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Whelk
Whelk contains less Sodium (difference - 260mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.867g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Whelk
Whelk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Whelk
Whelk is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Whelk
Whelk is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 107mg)
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. Whelk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171984/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.