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Sardine 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 - 82mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 260mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.108g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Sardine
Sardine is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Sardine Skipjack tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sardine 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
68
Sardine
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
58
Sardine
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 Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +932.4%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.7%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +932.4%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +24.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +31.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.7%

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 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +487.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +487.4%

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
148%
Sardine
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
53%
Sardine
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 Sardine Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 208 132 Sardine
Protein 24.62 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 11.45 1.29 Sardine
Vitamin C 0 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 142 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 2.92 1.6 Sardine
Calcium 382 37 Sardine
Potassium 397 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 39 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.11 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 1.05 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 490 285 Sardine
Sodium 307 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 108 60 Sardine
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.038 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.122 Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.485 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 8.94 2.19 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.528 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 0.243 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 0.403 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.079 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.134 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.001 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.26 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.729 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.961 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.268 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.725 0.83 Skipjack tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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