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Tuna salad vs Mussel - 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 - 43mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mussel
Mussel contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mussel
Mussel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.694g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mussel
Mussel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

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 Mussel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad Mussel
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
126
Mussel
Mineral Summary Score
23
Tuna salad
47
Mussel

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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Mussel
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Contains more Magnesium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +376.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Equal in Sodium - 369
Contains more Iron +572%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Contains more Magnesium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +376.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Equal in Sodium - 369

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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7
Mussel
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +867.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +213.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +867.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1900%

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
143%
Mussel
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
7%
Mussel
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
21%
Mussel

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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 Mussel Opinion
Calories 187 172 Tuna salad
Protein 16.04 23.8 Mussel
Fats 9.26 4.48 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 2.2 13.6 Mussel
Carbs 9.41 7.39 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 56 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 1 6.72 Mussel
Calcium 17 33 Mussel
Potassium 178 268 Mussel
Magnesium 19 37 Mussel
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.149 Mussel
Zinc 0.56 2.67 Mussel
Starch
Phosphorus 178 285 Mussel
Sodium 402 369 Mussel
Vitamin A 97 304 Mussel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.3 Mussel
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.42 Mussel
Vitamin B3 6.7 3 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.95 Mussel
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.1 Mussel
Vitamin B12 1.2 24 Mussel
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 0.85 Mussel
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 1.014 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 1.212 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.267 Mussel
Threonine 0.701 1.025 Mussel
Isoleucine 0.739 1.036 Mussel
Leucine 1.293 1.676 Mussel
Lysine 1.457 1.779 Mussel
Methionine 0.47 0.537 Mussel
Phenylalanine 0.626 0.853 Mussel
Valine 0.824 1.04 Mussel
Histidine 0.467 0.457 Tuna salad
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