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Sockeye salmon vs. Lingcod — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sockeye salmon and Lingcod

  • Sockeye salmon is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Lingcod is higher in Selenium.
  • Sockeye salmon covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 49% more than Lingcod.
  • Sockeye salmon contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Lingcod. While Sockeye salmon contains 0.157mg of Vitamin B1, Lingcod contains only 0.035mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat and Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry 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 Iron +26.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Copper +117.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +31.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Zinc - 0.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26% 2% 194%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 16% 24% 111% 50% 10% 16% 12% 4% 256%
Contains more Iron +26.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.2%
Contains more Copper +117.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.4%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Selenium +31.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Equal in Zinc - 0.58

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 A +232.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 4.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 62% 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 4% 0% 0% 0% 9% 33% 44% 52% 80% 8% 519% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +232.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 4.15

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17%
Contains more Fats +309.6%
Contains more Other +93.8%
Contains more Water +12.4%
26% 6% 67%
Protein: 26.48 g
Fats: 5.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0.62 g
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 g
Contains more Protein +17%
Contains more Fats +309.6%
Contains more Other +93.8%
Contains more Water +12.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +317%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%
23% 45% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.969 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.864 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.327 g
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +317%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sockeye salmon Lingcod
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Lingcod Opinion
Protein 26.48g 22.64g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 1.36g Sockeye salmon
Calories 156kcal 109kcal Sockeye salmon
Calcium 11mg 18mg Lingcod
Iron 0.52mg 0.41mg Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36mg 33mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305mg 258mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 560mg Lingcod
Sodium 92mg 76mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.55mg 0.58mg Lingcod
Copper 0.076mg 0.035mg Sockeye salmon
Manganese 0.013mg 0.026mg Lingcod
Selenium 35.5µg 46.8µg Lingcod
Vitamin A 193IU 58IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 17µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.035mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.139mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 2.314mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.865mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.346mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 10µg Lingcod
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 4.15µg Sockeye salmon
Choline 112.6mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.254mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.993mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 1.043mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.84mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 2.079mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.67mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.884mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 1.166mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.667mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 67mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.023g Lingcod
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.255g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.56g 0.13g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.299g 0.133g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.093g 0.018g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 0.447g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 0.383g Sockeye salmon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sockeye salmon Lingcod
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
132%
Sockeye salmon
57%
Lingcod
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Sockeye salmon
50%
Lingcod

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.714g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lingcod
Lingcod is cheaper (difference - $13)
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.

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/nutrients
  2. Lingcod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174235/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.