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Whiting vs. Sockeye salmon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Whiting and Sockeye salmon different?

  • Whiting is higher in Selenium, however, Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin D from Sockeye salmon is 100% higher.

Fish, whiting, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +463.6%
Contains more Manganese +900%
Contains more Selenium +15.8%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Copper +90%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Equal in Potassium - 436
Equal in Zinc - 0.55
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26% 2% 194%
Contains more Calcium +463.6%
Contains more Manganese +900%
Contains more Selenium +15.8%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Copper +90%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Equal in Potassium - 436
Equal in Zinc - 0.55

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 Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +827.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +506.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +71.9%
Contains more Choline +35.2%
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 62% 1%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +827.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +310%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +506.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +409.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +359.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +71.9%
Contains more Choline +35.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Protein +12.8%
Contains more Fats +229.6%
Contains more Other +416.7%
Equal in Water - 67.33
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
26% 6% 67%
Protein: 26.48 g
Fats: 5.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0.62 g
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Protein +12.8%
Contains more Fats +229.6%
Contains more Other +416.7%
Equal in Water - 67.33

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +318.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.1%
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
23% 45% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.969 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.864 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.327 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +318.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +126.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Whiting Sockeye salmon Opinion
Protein 23.48g 26.48g Sockeye salmon
Fats 1.69g 5.57g Sockeye salmon
Calories 116kcal 156kcal Sockeye salmon
Calcium 62mg 11mg Whiting
Iron 0.42mg 0.52mg Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 27mg 36mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 285mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 434mg 436mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 132mg 92mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.53mg 0.55mg Sockeye salmon
Copper 0.04mg 0.076mg Sockeye salmon
Manganese 0.13mg 0.013mg Whiting
Selenium 41.1µg 35.5µg Whiting
Vitamin A 128IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 58µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 73IU 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 1.8µg 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.068mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 1.67mg 10.123mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.827mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 15µg 7µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 2.6µg 4.47µg Sockeye salmon
Choline 83.3mg 112.6mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.263mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.029mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.082mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.908mg 2.185mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.156mg 2.574mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.695mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.917mg 1.086mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.21mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.691mg 0.711mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 84mg 61mg Sockeye salmon
Trans Fat 0.023g Whiting
Saturated Fat 0.4g 0.969g Whiting
Omega-3 - DHA 0.235g 0.56g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.283g 0.299g Sockeye salmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0.093g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 1.864g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.587g 1.327g Sockeye salmon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Whiting Sockeye 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
44%
Whiting
132%
Sockeye salmon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Whiting
47%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.569g)
Which food is cheaper?
Whiting
Whiting is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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

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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/nutrients
  2. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.