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Skipjack tuna vs Chinook salmon - 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?
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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.
Skipjack tuna Chinook salmon
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
Skipjack tuna Chinook salmon
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
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
31
Skipjack tuna
37
Chinook salmon

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 +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Copper +107.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Contains more Magnesium +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Equal in Potassium - 505
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%
Contains more Magnesium +177.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.2%
Equal in Potassium - 505

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 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%
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%

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

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