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Sockeye salmon vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sockeye salmon and Smoked salmon

  • Sockeye salmon has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Smoked salmon is higher in Copper.
  • Sockeye salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 50% more than Smoked salmon.
  • Sockeye salmon has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Smoked salmon. While Sockeye salmon has 0.157mg of Vitamin B1, Smoked salmon has only 0.023mg.
  • Smoked salmon has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked.

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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 +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +149.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.4%
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Equal in Calcium - 11
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% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +149.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.4%
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Copper +202.6%
Equal in Calcium - 11

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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Contains more Vitamin A +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +582.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +143.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin D - 17.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.48g 18.28g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 4.32g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 156kcal 117kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 11mg
Iron 0.52mg 0.85mg Smoked salmon
Magnesium 36mg 18mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305mg 164mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 175mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 672mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 0.31mg Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.076mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 193IU 87IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 670IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.023mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.101mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 4.72mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.87mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.278mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 2µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 3.26µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.205mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.801mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 0.842mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.486mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.679mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.541mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.714mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 0.942mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.538mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat 0.023g g Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 0.969g 0.929g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 0.995g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sockeye salmon Smoked 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
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye salmon
38
Smoked 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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 580mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.