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Atlantic mackerel vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.632g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sodium (difference - 319mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Atlantic mackerel Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Tuna salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
106
Atlantic mackerel
18
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
23
Tuna salad

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +57%
Contains more Potassium +125.3%
Contains more Magnesium +410.5%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +54.3%
Contains more Iron +57%
Contains more Potassium +125.3%
Contains more Magnesium +410.5%
Contains more Zinc +67.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +54.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin A +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +467.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1483.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.7
Contains more Vitamin A +85.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +488.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +467.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1483.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.7

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
43%
Tuna salad

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 262 187 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 16.04 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 9.26 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 2.2 Tuna salad
Carbs 0 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 75 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 1.57 1 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 17 Tuna salad
Potassium 401 178 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 19 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0.145 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.94 0.56 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 278 178 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 402 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin A 180 97 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.031 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.07 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 6.7 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.26 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.081 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 1.2 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 1.544 Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 2.887 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 4.122 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.18 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 0.701 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 0.739 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.293 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 1.457 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.47 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.626 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 0.824 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.467 Atlantic mackerel
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