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Cod vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cod and Skipjack tuna

  • Cod has more Vitamin B5, however Skipjack tuna is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper and Zinc.
  • Cod covers your daily Vitamin B5 needs 3050% more than Skipjack tuna.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Cod
0
:
Contains more Iron +321.1%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +292.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 5% 37% 23% 10% 13% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
Contains more Iron +321.1%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +292.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -13%

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
Cod
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31446.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +809.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 3% 13% 27% 19% 15% 39% 9180% 57% 114% 1% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 4% 0% 0% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 274% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31446.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +809.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 1

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
790
Cod
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
24
Cod
43
Skipjack tuna

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
107%
Cod
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
3%
Cod
6%
Skipjack tuna

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod Skipjack tuna
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.289g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $6.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cod Skipjack tuna Opinion
Calories 82 132 Skipjack tuna
Protein 17.81 28.21 Skipjack tuna
Fats 0.67 1.29 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 1 1
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 43 60 Cod
Vitamin D 36 Cod
Iron 0.38 1.6 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 16 37 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 413 522 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 32 44 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 0 Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.028 0.11 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.45 1.05 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 203 285 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 54 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 40 60 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 0.9 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.038 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.122 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 2.063 18.756 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 153 0.485 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245 0.981 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 0.91 2.19 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Cod
Folate 7 10 Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.131 0.42 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094 0.243 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231 0.403 Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.199 0.316 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.781 1.237 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.821 1.3 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.447 2.293 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.635 2.59 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.527 0.835 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.695 1.101 Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.917 1.453 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.524 0.83 Skipjack tuna
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171955/nutrients
  2. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.