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Tuna vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna
Tuna is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.643g)
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 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 Sockeye salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Sockeye salmon
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
95
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
25
Sockeye salmon

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
6
:
Contains more Iron +151.9%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -45.7%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
Contains more Iron +151.9%
Contains more Magnesium +77.8%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -45.7%
Contains more Potassium +35%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1205.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +143.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 10.123
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.274
Contains more Vitamin A +1205.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +143.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 10.123
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.274

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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
29%
Tuna
26%
Sockeye salmon

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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 Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 184 156 Tuna
Protein 29.91 26.48 Tuna
Fats 6.28 5.57 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 61 Tuna
Vitamin D 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 1.31 0.52 Tuna
Calcium 10 11 Sockeye salmon
Potassium 323 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 64 36 Tuna
Sugars 0 Sockeye salmon
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.076 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.55 Tuna
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 326 305 Tuna
Sodium 50 92 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 193 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.99 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.157 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.246 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 10.123 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 1.274 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 10.88 4.47 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Sockeye salmon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Tuna
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.969 Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 1.864 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 1.327 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.335
Threonine 1.311 1.247 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 1.274 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 2.185 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 2.574 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.858 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 1.086 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.461 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.711 Tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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