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Sockeye salmon vs Mussel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sockeye salmon and Mussel

  • Sockeye salmon has more Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, while Mussel has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Folate, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Mussel's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 814% higher.
  • Mussel contains 8 times less Vitamin B6 than Sockeye salmon. Sockeye salmon contains 0.827mg of Vitamin B6, while Mussel contains 0.1mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat and Mollusks, mussel, blue, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +1192.3%
Contains more Zinc +385.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Equal in Phosphorus - 285
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 252% 27% 123% 24% 49% 73% 50%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +1192.3%
Contains more Zinc +385.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 37
Equal in Phosphorus - 285

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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Mussel
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +727%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +436.9%
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 19% 0% 0% 46% 75% 97% 57% 57% 24% 57% 3000% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +727%
Contains more Vitamin A +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +985.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +436.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Mussel Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.39g Mussel
Protein 26.48g 23.8g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 4.48g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 7.39g Mussel
Calories 156kcal 172kcal Mussel
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g g Mussel
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 33mg Mussel
Iron 0.52mg 6.72mg Mussel
Magnesium 36mg 37mg Mussel
Phosphorus 305mg 285mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 268mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 369mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 2.67mg Mussel
Copper 0.076mg 0.149mg Mussel
Vitamin A 193IU 304IU Mussel
Vitamin E 0.99mg mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 13.6mg Mussel
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.3mg Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.42mg Mussel
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 3mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.95mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.1mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 76µg Mussel
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 24µg Mussel
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.267mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 1.025mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 1.036mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.676mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.779mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.537mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.853mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 1.04mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.457mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 56mg Mussel
Trans Fat 0.023g g Mussel
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.85g Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 1.014g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 1.212g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sockeye salmon Mussel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
286
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye salmon
76
Mussel

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
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
7%
Mussel
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
21%
Mussel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 277mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mussel
Mussel is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
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. Mussel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174217/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.