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Sturgeon vs. Smoked salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sturgeon and Smoked salmon

  • Sturgeon has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however, Smoked salmon has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin D, and Copper.
  • Sturgeon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 34% more.
  • Sturgeon has 10 times more Vitamin A RAE than Smoked salmon. Sturgeon has 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Smoked salmon has 26µg.
  • Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.2%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%
Contains more Copper +334%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.85
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77% 3% 177%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.2%
Contains more Manganese +76.5%
Contains more Copper +334%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.85

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 +905.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.4%
Contains more Choline +27.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
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 Choline Vitamin K 53% 13% 387% 0% 20% 21% 190% 53% 54% 13% 313% 39% 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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 49% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +905.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin E +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.4%
Contains more Choline +27.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.87
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.2%
Contains more Fats +19.9%
Contains more Other +29.2%
Equal in Water - 72
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
18% 4% 72% 5%
Protein: 18.28 g
Fats: 4.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72 g
Other: 5.4 g
Contains more Protein +13.2%
Contains more Fats +19.9%
Contains more Other +29.2%
Equal in Water - 72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.4%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
24% 51% 25%
Saturated Fat: 0.929 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.023 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.995 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +22.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Smoked salmon Opinion
Protein 20.7g 18.28g Sturgeon
Fats 5.18g 4.32g Sturgeon
Calories 135kcal 117kcal Sturgeon
Calcium 17mg 11mg Sturgeon
Iron 0.9mg 0.85mg Sturgeon
Magnesium 45mg 18mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 271mg 164mg Sturgeon
Potassium 364mg 175mg Sturgeon
Sodium 69mg 672mg Sturgeon
Zinc 0.54mg 0.31mg Sturgeon
Copper 0.053mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Manganese 0.03mg 0.017mg Sturgeon
Selenium 16.2µg 32.4µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 875IU 87IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 26µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 515IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 12.9µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.023mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.101mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 4.72mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.87mg
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.278mg Smoked salmon
Folate 17µg 2µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 3.26µg Smoked salmon
Choline 70mg 89mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.205mg Sturgeon
Threonine 0.907mg 0.801mg Sturgeon
Isoleucine 0.954mg 0.842mg Sturgeon
Leucine 1.682mg 1.486mg Sturgeon
Lysine 1.901mg 1.679mg Sturgeon
Methionine 0.613mg 0.541mg Sturgeon
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 0.714mg Sturgeon
Valine 1.066mg 0.942mg Sturgeon
Histidine 0.609mg 0.538mg Sturgeon
Cholesterol 77mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 0.929g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.267g Smoked salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.183g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0.073g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 2.023g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sturgeon Smoked salmon
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
89%
Sturgeon
95%
Smoked salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
49%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon contains less Sodium (difference - 603mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is cheaper (difference - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sturgeon
Sturgeon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.244g)
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 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

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. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/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.