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Skipjack tuna vs Alaska pollock - 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 - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 372mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.261g)
Which food is cheaper?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Skipjack tuna Alaska pollock
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna Alaska pollock
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
49
Skipjack tuna
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
31
Skipjack tuna
35
Alaska pollock

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 +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.8%
Contains more Calcium +94.6%
Contains more Magnesium +84.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.8%
Contains more Calcium +94.6%
Contains more Magnesium +84.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.1%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
5%
Alaska pollock

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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 Skipjack tuna Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 132 111 Skipjack tuna
Protein 28.21 23.48 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29 1.18 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 1 0 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 60 86 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 1.6 0.56 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 522 430 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44 81 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.06 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05 0.57 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 285 267 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47 419 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60 51 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.038 0.054 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.122 0.223 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 18.756 3.949 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 0.432 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981 0.329 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 3.66 Alaska pollock
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.42 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243 0.134 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403 0.583 Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.316 0.263 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 1.029 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 1.082 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 1.908 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 2.157 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 0.696 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 0.917 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 1.21 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 0.691 Skipjack tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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