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Chinook salmon vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.794g)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
Chinook salmon Skipjack tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinook salmon Skipjack tuna
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
40
Chinook salmon
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
37
Chinook salmon
31
Skipjack tuna

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 Magnesium +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Copper +107.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 522
Contains more Magnesium +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Copper +107.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 522

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin A +726.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin A +726.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.3%

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
154%
Chinook salmon
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Chinook salmon
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
62%
Chinook salmon
6%
Skipjack tuna

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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 Chinook salmon Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 231 132 Chinook salmon
Protein 25.72 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 13.38 1.29 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 4.1 1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 0.91 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 28 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 505 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 122 44 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.053 0.11 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.56 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 371 285 Chinook salmon
Sodium 60 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 496 60 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.038 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.154 0.122 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 10.045 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.865 0.485 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.462 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.87 2.19 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.214 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 5.742 0.243 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 2.662 0.403 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.288 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.127 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.185 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.09 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.362 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.761 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.004 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.325 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.757 0.83 Skipjack tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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