Carp vs Salmon: All Nutritional Differences
Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?
Less Calories in Carp
At first glance, you can see that in carp is much less calories than in salmon.
Carp has 127 kcal per 100g and salmon 208 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 64%.
Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in carp cames from protein and in salmon from fat.
See tables below to compare carp with salmon in details.
Carp And Salmon Nutrition Difference
Salmon vs Carp: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison
|Fat||5.6 g||13.42 g|
|Protein||17.83 g||20.42 g|
|Water||76.31 g||64.89 g|
|Calcium||41 mg||9 mg|
|Iron||1.24 mg||0.34 mg|
|Magnessium||29 mg||27 mg|
|Phosphorus||0.1 mg||0.5 mg|
|Potassium||333 mg||363 mg|
|Sodium||49 mg||59 mg|
|Zink||0.1 mg||0.5 mg|
|Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)||0.115 mg||0.207 mg|
|Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)||0.055 mg||0.155 mg|
|Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)||1.64 mg||8.672 mg|
|Vitaminium B6||0.19 mg||0.636 mg|
|Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)||0.015 mg||0.026 mg|
|Vitaminium C||1.6 mg||3.9 mg|
|Vitaminium E||0.63 mg||3.55 mg|
Less protein in carp
It is aslo easy to see see that in carp is less protein than in salmon.
There is 20.42g per 100g of salmon and 17.83g per 100g of carp so using simple math we can see that difference is about 15%.
Less fat in carp
In carp is less fats than in salmon.
The tables above show us that there is 13.42g/100g of fats in salmon and 5.6g/100g in carp. In this case difference is about 140%.
- Fat5.6 g
- Protein17.83 g
- Water76.31 g
100g | ounce | single piece
- 0% CARBS.
- 59% PROTEIN
- 41% FAT
Vitamins: salmon vs carp
- Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
salmon - 80% more than carp
- Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
salmon - 182% more than carp
- Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
salmon - 429% more than carp
- Vitaminium B6:
salmon - 235% more than carp
- Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
salmon - 73% more than carp
- Vitaminium C:
salmon - 144% more than carp
- Vitaminium E:
salmon - 463% more than carp
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