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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Salmon. Sockeye salmon has 58µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 less Sodium -52.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 30% 21% 86% 44% 6% 18% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +24.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.4%
Contains more Copper +228.9%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 57% 88% 148% 100% 189% 19% 398% 0%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sockeye salmon Salmon
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
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

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
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 Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
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.

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.