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Salmon vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $13)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 42mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salmon
Salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salmon
Salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.563g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Salmon
Salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 358mg)
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.
Salmon Tuna salad
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Salmon 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
47
Salmon
18
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
25
Salmon
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
Salmon
6
:
Contains more Potassium +175.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +72.4%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +175.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +72.4%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%

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
Salmon
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +629%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +909.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +629%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +909.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +165%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.5%

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
119%
Salmon
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Salmon
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
29%
Salmon
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 Salmon Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 142 187 Tuna salad
Protein 19.84 16.04 Salmon
Fats 6.34 9.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 0 2.2 Tuna salad
Carbs 0 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 55 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 0.8 1 Tuna salad
Calcium 12 17 Tuna salad
Potassium 490 178 Salmon
Magnesium 29 19 Salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.25 0.145 Salmon
Zinc 0.64 0.56 Salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 200 178 Salmon
Sodium 44 402 Salmon
Vitamin A 40 97 Tuna salad
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.226 0.031 Salmon
Vitamin B2 0.38 0.07 Salmon
Vitamin B3 7.86 6.7 Salmon
Vitamin B5 1.664 0.26 Salmon
Vitamin B6 0.818 0.081 Salmon
Vitamin B12 3.18 1.2 Salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.981 1.544 Salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.103 2.887 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 2.539 4.122 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.222 0.18 Salmon
Threonine 0.87 0.701 Salmon
Isoleucine 0.914 0.739 Salmon
Leucine 1.613 1.293 Salmon
Lysine 1.822 1.457 Salmon
Methionine 0.587 0.47 Salmon
Phenylalanine 0.775 0.626 Salmon
Valine 1.022 0.824 Salmon
Histidine 0.584 0.467 Salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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