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Tuna vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Tuna
Tuna is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.192g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Skipjack tuna
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
49
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
31
Skipjack tuna

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
2
:
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Contains more Iron +22.1%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.11
Equal in Sodium - 47
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.4%
Contains more Iron +22.1%
Contains more Calcium +270%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.11
Equal in Sodium - 47

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +396.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +396.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.9%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
29%
Tuna
6%
Skipjack tuna

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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 Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 184 132 Tuna
Protein 29.91 28.21 Tuna
Fats 6.28 1.29 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 1 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 60 Tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 1.31 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 10 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 323 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 64 44 Tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.11
Zinc 0.77 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 285 Tuna
Sodium 50 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 2520 60 Tuna
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.038 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.122 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.485 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 2.19 Tuna
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.243 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.403 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.316 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 1.237 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 1.3 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 2.293 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 2.59 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.835 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 1.101 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.453 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.83 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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