Salmon vs Sardines: All Nutritional Differences

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Salmon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is More Calories in Salmon

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

Salmon has 208 kcal per 100g and sardine 185 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 12%.

In salmon and in sardine most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare salmon with sardine in details.

Fact 2: Salmon And Sardine Nutrition Difference

Sardine vs Salmon: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gSalmonSardines
Calories208 185
Fat13.42 g10.45 g
Protein20.42 g20.86 g
Water64.89 g66.86 g
Calcium9 mg240 mg
Iron0.34 mg2.3 mg
Magnessium27 mg34 mg
Potassium363 mg341 mg
Sodium59 mg414 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.207 mg0.044 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.155 mg0.233 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)8.672 mg4.2 mg
Vitaminium B60.636 mg0.123 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.026 mg0.024 mg
Vitaminium C3.9 mg1 mg
Vitaminium E3.55 mg1.38 mg

Less protein in salmon

It is aslo easy to see see that in salmon is less protein than in sardine.

There is 20.86g per 100g of sardine and 20.42g per 100g of salmon so using simple math we can see that difference is about 2%.

More fat in salmon

In salmon is more fats than in sardine.

The tables above show us that there is 10.45g/100g of fats in sardine and 13.42g/100g in salmon. In this case difference is about 28%.

Salmon

208kcal
  • Calories208
  • Fat13.42 g
  • Protein20.42 g
  • Water64.89 g
Salmon calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Calories source

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

Sardines

185kcal
  • Calories185
  • Fat10.45 g
  • Protein20.86 g
  • Water66.86 g
Sardines calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 1% CARBS
  • 46% PROTEIN
  • 52% FAT

Vitamins: sardine vs salmon

Minerals: salmon vs sardine

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style promoter

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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