Salmon vs Trout: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Salmon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Trout - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Salmon vs trout - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in salmon is more calories than in trout.

Salmon has 208 kcal per 100g and trout 141 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 32 %.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in salmon cames from fat and in trout from protein.

salmon or trout - where is more nutrients?

Salmon vs trout: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gSalmonTrout
Calories208 141
Fat13.42 g6.18 g
Protein20.42 g19.94 g
Water64.89 g73.8 g
Calcium9 mg25 mg
Iron0.34 mg0.31 mg
Magnessium27 mg25 mg
Phosphorus0.5 mg0.1 mg
Potassium363 mg377 mg
Sodium59 mg51 mg
Zink0.5 mg0.1 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.207 mg0.12 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.155 mg0.09 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)8.672 mg5.567 mg
Vitaminium B60.636 mg0.34 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.026 mg0.011 mg
Vitaminium C3.9 mg2.9 mg
Vitaminium E3.55 mg2.34 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in salmon is more protein than in trout.

There is 19.94g per 100g of trout and 20.42g per 100g of salmon so using simple math we can see that difference is about 2 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in salmon and trout - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In salmon is more fats than in trout.

Tables below show us that there is 6.18g/100g of fats in trout and 13.42g/100g in salmon. In this case difference is about 54 %.

See tables below to compare salmon with trout in details.


  • Calories208
  • Fat13.42 g
  • Protein20.42 g
  • Water64.89 g
Salmon calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 40% PROTEIN
  • 60% FAT


  • Calories141
  • Fat6.18 g
  • Protein19.94 g
  • Water73.8 g
Trout calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 59% PROTEIN
  • 41% FAT

salmon or trout - where is more vitamins?

salmon or trout - where is more minerals?

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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