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Bluefish vs. Tuna salad — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bluefish and Tuna salad?

  • Bluefish is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, and Potassium, however, Tuna salad is richer in Copper.
  • Bluefish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 209% more.
  • Tuna salad contains 6 times less Cholesterol than Bluefish. Bluefish contains 76mg of Cholesterol, while Tuna salad contains 13mg.

We used Fish, bluefish, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna salad types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.5%
Contains more Potassium +168%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Selenium +13.6%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +61.3%
Contains more Copper +113.2%
Contains more Manganese +48.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 30% 125% 43% 11% 29% 23% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49% 6% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.5%
Contains more Potassium +168%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Selenium +13.6%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +61.3%
Contains more Copper +113.2%
Contains more Manganese +48.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +373.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +472.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +418.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 0% 17% 23% 136% 58% 108% 2% 778% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +373.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +472.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +418.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +60.2%
Contains more Other +192.5%
Contains more Fats +70.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 63.16
26% 5% 63% 6%
Protein: 25.69 g
Fats: 5.44 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.64 g
Other: 6.23 g
16% 9% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 16.04 g
Fats: 9.26 g
Carbs: 9.41 g
Water: 63.16 g
Other: 2.13 g
Contains more Protein +60.2%
Contains more Other +192.5%
Contains more Fats +70.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 63.16

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +203.5%
24% 48% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.172 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.297 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.358 g
18% 34% 48%
Saturated Fat: 1.544 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.122 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +203.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bluefish Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bluefish Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Protein 25.69g 16.04g Bluefish
Fats 5.44g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Calories 159kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Calcium 9mg 17mg Tuna salad
Iron 0.62mg 1mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 42mg 19mg Bluefish
Phosphorus 291mg 178mg Bluefish
Potassium 477mg 178mg Bluefish
Sodium 77mg 402mg Bluefish
Zinc 1.04mg 0.56mg Bluefish
Copper 0.068mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Manganese 0.027mg 0.04mg Tuna salad
Selenium 46.8µg 41.2µg Bluefish
Vitamin A 459IU 97IU Bluefish
Vitamin A RAE 138µg 24µg Bluefish
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.031mg Bluefish
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.07mg Bluefish
Vitamin B3 7.247mg 6.7mg Bluefish
Vitamin B5 0.955mg 0.26mg Bluefish
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.081mg Bluefish
Folate 2µg 8µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 6.22µg 1.2µg Bluefish
Tryptophan 0.288mg 0.18mg Bluefish
Threonine 1.126mg 0.701mg Bluefish
Isoleucine 1.184mg 0.739mg Bluefish
Leucine 2.088mg 1.293mg Bluefish
Lysine 2.36mg 1.457mg Bluefish
Methionine 0.76mg 0.47mg Bluefish
Phenylalanine 1.003mg 0.626mg Bluefish
Valine 1.324mg 0.824mg Bluefish
Histidine 0.756mg 0.467mg Bluefish
Cholesterol 76mg 13mg Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 1.172g 1.544g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.665g 0.055g Bluefish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.323g 0.014g Bluefish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g Bluefish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.297g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 1.358g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bluefish Tuna salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
88%
Bluefish
27%
Tuna salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Bluefish
49%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bluefish
Bluefish contains less Sodium (difference - 325mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bluefish
Bluefish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.372g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bluefish
Bluefish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bluefish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174229/nutrients
  2. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.