Salmon vs. Portabella Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Salmon and Portabella Mushroom


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of salmon versus portabella mushroom (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in salmon and portabella mushroom:

  • Both portabella mushroom and salmon are high in potassium.
  • Salmon has more Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12, however, portabella mushroom contains more folate.
  • Salmon is an excellent source of Vitamin D and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of salmon and portabella mushroom is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Salmon (Fish, salmon, pink, raw) and Portabella Mushroom (Mushrooms, portabella, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Salmon is high in calories and portabella mushroom has 83% less calories than salmon - portabella mushroom has 22 calories per 100 grams and salmon has 127 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, salmon is much heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to portabella mushroom per calorie. Salmon has a macronutrient ratio of 67:0:33 and for portabella mushroom, 31:57:12 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Salmon Portabella Mushroom
Protein 67% 31%
Carbohydrates ~ 57%
Fat 33% 12%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both portabella mushroom and salmon are low in carbohydrates - portabella mushroom has 3.9g of total carbs per 100 grams and salmon does not contain significant amounts.

dietary fiber

Portabella mushroom has more dietary fiber than salmon - portabella mushroom has 1.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and salmon does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Salmon has less sugar than portabella mushroom - portabella mushroom has 2.5g of sugar per 100 grams and salmon does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

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Salmon is an excellent source of protein and it has 872% more protein than portabella mushroom - portabella mushroom has 2.1g of protein per 100 grams and salmon has 20.5g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both portabella mushroom and salmon are low in saturated fat - portabella mushroom has 0.01g of saturated fat per 100 grams and salmon has 0.81g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both salmon and portabella mushroom are low in trans fat - salmon has 0.03g of trans fat per 100 grams and portabella mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Portabella mushroom has less cholesterol than salmon - salmon has 46mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and portabella mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Salmon has more Vitamin A than portabella mushroom - salmon has 35ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and portabella mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Salmon is an excellent source of Vitamin D and it has 42 times more Vitamin D than portabella mushroom - portabella mushroom has 10iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and salmon has 435iu of Vitamin D.

Vitamin E

Portabella mushroom and salmon contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - portabella mushroom has 0.02mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and salmon has 0.4mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Salmon and portabella mushroom contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - salmon has 0.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and portabella mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Salmon has more Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12, however, portabella mushroom contains more folate. Both salmon and portabella mushroom contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid.

Salmon Portabella Mushroom
Thiamin 0.08 MG 0.059 MG
Riboflavin 0.105 MG 0.13 MG
Niacin 7.995 MG 4.494 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.03 MG 1.14 MG
Vitamin B6 0.611 MG 0.148 MG
Folate 4 UG 28 UG
Vitamin B12 4.15 UG 0.05 UG

Minerals

calcium

Portabella mushroom and salmon contain similar amounts of calcium - portabella mushroom has 3mg of calcium per 100 grams and salmon has 7mg of calcium.

iron

Portabella mushroom and salmon contain similar amounts of iron - portabella mushroom has 0.31mg of iron per 100 grams and salmon has 0.38mg of iron.

potassium

Both portabella mushroom and salmon are high in potassium. Portabella mushroom is very similar to portabella mushroom for potassium - portabella mushroom has 364mg of potassium per 100 grams and salmon has 366mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both salmon and portabella mushroom contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Salmon Portabella Mushroom
other omega 6 0.006 G 0.003 G
linoleic acid 0.081 G 0.148 G
Total 0.087 G 0.151 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Salmon (Fish, salmon, pink, raw) and Portabella Mushroom (Mushrooms, portabella, raw) .

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