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Cod vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cod and Tuna salad

  • Cod has more Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, and Iron.
  • Cod covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 3055% more than Tuna salad.
  • Cod has 3 times more Cholesterol than Tuna salad. While Cod has 43mg of Cholesterol, Tuna salad has only 13mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw and Fish, tuna salad.

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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
4
:
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Copper +417.9%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 5% 37% 23% 10% 13% 87% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Contains more Potassium +132%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Copper +417.9%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58746.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
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 8% 6% 0% 0% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 150% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58746.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +142.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.9%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
790
Cod
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
24
Cod
33
Tuna salad

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 food.
Protein
107%
Cod
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
3%
Cod
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cod Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Cod Tuna salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 348mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.413g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cod Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 82 187 Tuna salad
Protein 17.81 16.04 Cod
Fats 0.67 9.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 1 2.2 Tuna salad
Carbs 0 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 43 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 36 Cod
Iron 0.38 1 Tuna salad
Calcium 16 17 Tuna salad
Potassium 413 178 Cod
Magnesium 32 19 Cod
Sugar 0 Tuna salad
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.028 0.145 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.45 0.56 Tuna salad
Starch
Phosphorus 203 178 Cod
Sodium 54 402 Cod
Vitamin A 40 97 Tuna salad
Vitamin E 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 0.9 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.031 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.065 0.07 Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 2.063 6.7 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 153 0.26 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.245 0.081 Cod
Vitamin B12 0.91 1.2 Tuna salad
Vitamin K 0.1 Cod
Folate 7 8 Tuna salad
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.131 1.544 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 0.094 2.887 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.231 4.122 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.199 0.18 Cod
Threonine 0.781 0.701 Cod
Isoleucine 0.821 0.739 Cod
Leucine 1.447 1.293 Cod
Lysine 1.635 1.457 Cod
Methionine 0.527 0.47 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.695 0.626 Cod
Valine 0.917 0.824 Cod
Histidine 0.524 0.467 Cod
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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 to 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. 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.