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Tuna vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.807g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Halibut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
90
Tuna
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
16
Halibut

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +98.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +92.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Iron +98.5%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Magnesium +146.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +92.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.8%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%

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 +5261.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +363.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +602.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +988%
Contains more Vitamin A +5261.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +363.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +282.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +602.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +988%

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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Halibut
Fats
29%
Tuna
64%
Halibut

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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 Halibut Opinion
Calories 184 186 Halibut
Protein 29.91 14.37 Tuna
Fats 6.28 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 1.31 0.66 Tuna
Calcium 10 3 Tuna
Potassium 323 268 Tuna
Magnesium 64 26 Tuna
Sugars 0 Halibut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.03 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.4 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 164 Tuna
Sodium 50 80 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 47 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.06 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.08 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 1.5 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.25 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.42 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 1 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 2.419 Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 1.367 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.161 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.63 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.662 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.168 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.32 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.425 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.561 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.74 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.423 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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