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Tuna salad vs Mackerel - 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 - 82mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 4048mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.604g)
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 - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Tuna salad Mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad Mackerel
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
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
23
Tuna salad
100
Mackerel

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 +45%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +192.1%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%
Contains more Copper +45%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +192.1%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.7%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +406.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +900%

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Mackerel
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
116%
Mackerel

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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 Mackerel Opinion
Calories 187 305 Mackerel
Protein 16.04 18.5 Mackerel
Fats 9.26 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41 0 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 95 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 1006 Mackerel
Iron 1 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 17 66 Mackerel
Potassium 178 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 19 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 Mackerel
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.1 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56 1.1 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 178 254 Mackerel
Sodium 402 4450 Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97 157 Mackerel
Vitamin E 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.02 Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.7 3.3 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 1.2 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 7.148 Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.18 Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701 Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739 Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293 Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457 Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47 Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626 Tuna salad
Valine 0.824 Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467 Tuna salad
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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