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Sockeye salmon vs Salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sockeye salmon and Salmon

  • Sockeye salmon has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A, however Salmon has more Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1.
  • Sockeye salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 54% more.
  • Sockeye salmon has 5 times more Vitamin A than Salmon. Sockeye salmon has 58µg of Vitamin A, while Salmon has 12µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, wild, raw.

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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 Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 4% 39% 26% 26% 15% 131% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 4% 44% 21% 84% 18% 86% 6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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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Salmon
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.6%
Contains more Folate +257.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.818
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 12% 20% 501% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 559% 1% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 398% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.6%
Contains more Folate +257.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.818

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
137
Sockeye salmon
83
Salmon
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye salmon
36
Salmon

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
159%
Sockeye salmon
119%
Salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Salmon
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
29%
Salmon

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.
Sockeye salmon Salmon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Sockeye salmon Salmon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($13)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Salmon Opinion
Calories 156 142 Sockeye salmon
Protein 26.48 19.84 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 6.34 Salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 55 Salmon
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.8 Salmon
Calcium 11 12 Salmon
Potassium 436 490 Salmon
Magnesium 36 29 Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0 Salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.25 Salmon
Zinc 0.55 0.64 Salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 200 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 44 Salmon
Vitamin A 193 40 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.226 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.38 Salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 7.86 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 1.664 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.818 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 3.18 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folate 7 25 Salmon
Trans Fat 0.023 Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.969 0.981 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 2.103 Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 2.539 Salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 0.222 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.87 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.914 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.613 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 1.822 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.587 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.775 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 1.022 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.584 Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0 Sockeye salmon

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173686/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.