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Croaker vs. Skipjack tuna — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Croaker and Skipjack tuna

  • Croaker is higher in Folate, however, Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Skipjack tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 90% higher.
  • Croaker has 8 times more Saturated Fat than Skipjack tuna. While Croaker has 3.476g of Saturated Fat, Skipjack tuna has only 0.42g.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, croaker, Atlantic, cooked, breaded and fried 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Manganese +321.1%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Selenium +20.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 33% 30% 93% 30% 46% 15% 22% 11% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37% 3% 256%
Contains more Manganese +321.1%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +101.9%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Selenium +20.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 44

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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +336.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +277.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.122
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.19
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 0% 0% 23% 30% 81% 45% 60% 26% 263% 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 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.6%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +336.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +277.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.122
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.19

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +882.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +55%
Contains more Other +349.2%
Equal in Water - 62.28
18% 13% 8% 60% 2%
Protein: 18.2 g
Fats: 12.67 g
Carbs: 7.54 g
Water: 59.76 g
Other: 1.83 g
28% 62% 8%
Protein: 28.21 g
Fats: 1.29 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.28 g
Other: 8.22 g
Contains more Fats +882.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +55%
Contains more Other +349.2%
Equal in Water - 62.28

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2089.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +623.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.9%
30% 45% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.32 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
39% 23% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.243 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2089.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +623.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Croaker Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 7.14g 0g Croaker
Protein 18.2g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 12.67g 1.29g Croaker
Carbs 7.54g 0g Croaker
Calories 221kcal 132kcal Croaker
Fiber 0.4g 0g Croaker
Calcium 32mg 37mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 0.86mg 1.6mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 42mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 217mg 285mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 340mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 348mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.52mg 1.05mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.065mg 0.11mg Skipjack tuna
Manganese 0.08mg 0.019mg Croaker
Selenium 38.8µg 46.8µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 75IU 60IU Croaker
Vitamin A RAE 23µg 18µg Croaker
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.038mg Croaker
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.122mg Croaker
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.74mg 0.485mg Croaker
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 34µg 10µg Croaker
Vitamin B12 2.1µg 2.19µg Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.788mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.847mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.48mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.571mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.525mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.742mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.947mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.525mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 84mg 60mg Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 3.476g 0.42g Skipjack tuna
Omega-3 - DHA 0.089g 0.237g Skipjack tuna
Omega-3 - EPA 0.113g 0.091g Croaker
Omega-3 - DPA 0.079g 0.017g Croaker
Monounsaturated Fat 5.32g 0.243g Croaker
Polyunsaturated fat 2.917g 0.403g Croaker

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Croaker Skipjack tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
41%
Croaker
72%
Skipjack tuna
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Croaker
60%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 301mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.056g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Croaker
Croaker is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 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. Croaker - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171957/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.