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Tilefish vs. Salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tilefish and Salmon

  • Tilefish has more Selenium, however, Salmon is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Salmon covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 28% more than Tilefish.
  • Tilefish contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, tilefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, Atlantic, farmed, 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 Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.3%
Contains more Selenium +24.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Sodium - 61
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Equal in Manganese - 0.016
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 12% 24% 102% 46% 8% 15% 18% 2% 281%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 13% 22% 108% 34% 8% 12% 17% 3% 226%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.3%
Contains more Selenium +24.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Magnesium - 30
Equal in Phosphorus - 252
Equal in Sodium - 61
Equal in Copper - 0.049
Equal in Manganese - 0.016

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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Salmon
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 0% 35% 44% 66% 53% 70% 13% 313% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 14% 23% 393% 13% 86% 32% 151% 89% 150% 26% 350% 50% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Fats +163.3%
Contains more Other +37.9%
Equal in Protein - 22.1
Equal in Water - 64.75
24% 5% 70%
Protein: 24.49 g
Fats: 4.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.24 g
Other: 0.58 g
22% 12% 65%
Protein: 22.1 g
Fats: 12.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.75 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Contains more Fats +163.3%
Contains more Other +37.9%
Equal in Protein - 22.1
Equal in Water - 64.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +213.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.4%
25% 39% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.868 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.332 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.246 g
22% 38% 41%
Saturated Fat: 2.397 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.181 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.553 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +213.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +265.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tilefish Salmon Opinion
Protein 24.49g 22.1g Tilefish
Fats 4.69g 12.35g Salmon
Calories 147kcal 206kcal Salmon
Calcium 26mg 15mg Tilefish
Iron 0.31mg 0.34mg Salmon
Magnesium 33mg 30mg Tilefish
Phosphorus 236mg 252mg Salmon
Potassium 512mg 384mg Tilefish
Sodium 59mg 61mg Tilefish
Zinc 0.53mg 0.43mg Tilefish
Copper 0.052mg 0.049mg Tilefish
Manganese 0.015mg 0.016mg Salmon
Selenium 51.5µg 41.4µg Tilefish
Vitamin A 69IU 230IU Salmon
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 69µg Salmon
Vitamin E 1.14mg Salmon
Vitamin D 526IU Salmon
Vitamin D 13.1µg Salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 3.7mg Salmon
Vitamin B1 0.14mg 0.34mg Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.135mg Tilefish
Vitamin B3 3.5mg 8.045mg Salmon
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 1.475mg Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.647mg Salmon
Folate 17µg 34µg Salmon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.8µg Salmon
Choline 90.5mg Salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg Salmon
Tryptophan 0.274mg 0.248mg Tilefish
Threonine 1.074mg 0.969mg Tilefish
Isoleucine 1.128mg 1.018mg Tilefish
Leucine 1.99mg 1.796mg Tilefish
Lysine 2.249mg 2.03mg Tilefish
Methionine 0.725mg 0.654mg Tilefish
Phenylalanine 0.956mg 0.863mg Tilefish
Valine 1.262mg 1.139mg Tilefish
Histidine 0.721mg 0.651mg Tilefish
Cholesterol 64mg 63mg Salmon
Saturated Fat 0.868g 2.397g Tilefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.733g 1.457g Salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.172g 0.69g Salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.143g 0.17g Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.332g 4.181g Salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.246g 4.553g Salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tilefish 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
46%
Tilefish
106%
Salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Tilefish
44%
Salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tilefish
Tilefish contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tilefish
Tilefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.529g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tilefish
Tilefish is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Tilefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175152/nutrients
  2. Salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175168/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.