Pink Salmon Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 122

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4g %6

Saturated Fat 1g %4

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 46mg %0

Sodium 75mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 20g

Vitamin D 435.0IU %72

Calcium 7.0mg %0

Iron 0.4mg %2

Potassium 366mg %9

Phosphorus 261.0mg %26

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in pink salmon

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.4µg %0

Vitamin E 0.4mg %3

Vitamin A 117.0IU %4

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %8

Choline, total 94.6mg %17

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.0mg %21

Vitamin B6 0.6mg %47

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 8.0mg %50

Vitamin D 435.0IU %73

Vitamin B12 4.2µg %173

Minerals in pink salmon

Manganese 0.0mg %0

Calcium 7.0mg %1

Iron 0.4mg %2

Zinc 0.4mg %3

Sodium 75.0mg %5

Magnesium 27.0mg %6

Copper 0.1mg %7

Potassium 366.0mg %10

Phosphorus 261.0mg %26

Selenium 31.4µg %57

Amino Acids in pink salmon

Cystine 0.2g %52

Leucine 1.6g %53

Valine 1.1g %56

Isoleucine 1.0g %64

Histidine 0.5g %72

Tryptophan 0.2g %74

Methionine 0.6g %74

Lysine 1.8g %78

Tyrosine 0.7g %79

Phenylalanine 0.8g %90

Threonine 1.1g %95

Fatty Acids in pink salmon

ALA 0.05g %4

DPA 0.05g %31

Omega-3 0.61g %38

EPA 0.18g %61

DHA 0.33g %167

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of pink salmon is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Pink Salmon has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 78
Valine 39 55
Isoleucine 30 48
Histidine 15 27
Tryptophan 6 11
Lysine 45 88
Threonine 23 53
Met+Cys 22 37
Phe+Tyr 30 79

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in pink salmon is 6.9 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of pink salmon is 1.3 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in pink salmon as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pink salmon is 41/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for pink salmon

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 0.13 <4
Zinc:Copper 6.19 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.88 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.26 <2
Iron:Copper 6.35 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.03 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 62%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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