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Tuna vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 369mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.453g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($7)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
90
Tuna
33
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
30
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
Tuna
5
:
Contains more Iron +133.9%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Calcium +620%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.6%
Contains more Iron +133.9%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +35.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Calcium +620%
Contains more Potassium +33.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.6%

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
Tuna
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4841.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4841.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +197.3%

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
179%
Tuna
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
29%
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 Tuna Alaska pollock Opinion
Calories 184 111 Tuna
Protein 29.91 23.48 Tuna
Fats 6.28 1.18 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 86 Tuna
Vitamin D 51 Alaska pollock
Iron 1.31 0.56 Tuna
Calcium 10 72 Alaska pollock
Potassium 323 430 Alaska pollock
Magnesium 64 81 Alaska pollock
Sugars 0 Alaska pollock
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.06 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.57 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 267 Tuna
Sodium 50 419 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 51 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.28 Alaska pollock
Vitamin D 1.3 Alaska pollock
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.054 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.223 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 3.949 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.432 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.329 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 3.66 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Alaska pollock
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.159 Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.134 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.583 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.263 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 1.029 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 1.082 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.908 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 2.157 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.696 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.917 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.21 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.691 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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