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Tuna salad vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $15)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Tuna salad Chinook salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Tuna salad Chinook salmon
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
18
Tuna salad
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
23
Tuna salad
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 Copper +173.6%
Contains more Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.7%
Contains more Magnesium +542.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Equal in Zinc - 0.56
Contains more Copper +173.6%
Contains more Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.7%
Contains more Magnesium +542.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Equal in Zinc - 0.56

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 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139.2%

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
96%
Tuna salad
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
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 Tuna salad Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 187 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 16.04 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 9.26 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 2.2 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 9.41 0 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 85 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 1 0.91 Tuna salad
Calcium 17 28 Chinook salmon
Potassium 178 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 19 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.053 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56 0.56
Starch
Phosphorus 178 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 402 60 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 97 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.044 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.154 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 6.7 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.865 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 1.2 2.87 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 3.214 Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 2.662 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.701 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.739 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 1.293 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 1.457 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.47 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.626 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 0.824 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.467 0.757 Chinook salmon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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