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Drum fish vs. Tuna — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Drum fish and Tuna?

  • Drum fish is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, yet Tuna is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Tuna's daily need coverage for Selenium is 167% higher.
  • Drum fish has 69 times more Manganese than Tuna. Drum fish has 0.897mg of Manganese, while Tuna has 0.013mg.
  • Tuna contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, cooked, dry heat types in this comparison.

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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.
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Tuna
Contains more Calcium +1825%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Zinc +88.9%
Contains more Copper +590.7%
Contains more Manganese +6800%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +49.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Selenium +567.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 35% 30% 143% 47% 8% 13% 15% 2% 591%
Contains more Calcium +1825%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Zinc +88.9%
Contains more Copper +590.7%
Contains more Manganese +6800%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +49.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Contains more Selenium +567.9%

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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Tuna
Contains more Vitamin A +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +671.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.35
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 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% 6% 60% 0% 34% 32% 414% 21% 240% 2% 294% 43% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +671.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.35

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Tuna
Contains more Fats +971.2%
Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Other +412%
Equal in Water - 68.98
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
29% 69%
Protein: 29.15 g
Fats: 0.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.98 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Fats +971.2%
Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Other +412%
Equal in Water - 68.98

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Tuna
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1934.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +745.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
40% 27% 34%
Saturated Fat: 0.205 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.175 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1934.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +745.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drum fish Tuna Opinion
Protein 22.49g 29.15g Tuna
Fats 6.32g 0.59g Drum fish
Calories 153kcal 130kcal Drum fish
Calcium 77mg 4mg Drum fish
Iron 1.15mg 0.92mg Drum fish
Magnesium 38mg 42mg Tuna
Phosphorus 231mg 333mg Tuna
Potassium 353mg 527mg Tuna
Sodium 96mg 54mg Tuna
Zinc 0.85mg 0.45mg Drum fish
Copper 0.297mg 0.043mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.013mg Drum fish
Selenium 16.2µg 108.2µg Tuna
Vitamin A 196IU 65IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 22µg Drum fish
Vitamin E 0.29mg Tuna
Vitamin D 82IU Tuna
Vitamin D 2µg Tuna
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Drum fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.134mg Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.137mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 22.07mg Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.334mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 1.038mg Tuna
Folate 17µg 2µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 2.35µg Tuna
Choline 77.6mg Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1µg Tuna
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.313mg Tuna
Threonine 0.986mg 1.224mg Tuna
Isoleucine 1.036mg 1.287mg Tuna
Leucine 1.828mg 2.27mg Tuna
Lysine 2.065mg 2.565mg Tuna
Methionine 0.666mg 0.827mg Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 1.091mg Tuna
Valine 1.159mg 1.438mg Tuna
Histidine 0.662mg 0.822mg Tuna
Cholesterol 82mg 47mg Tuna
Trans Fat 0.02g Drum fish
Saturated Fat 1.434g 0.205g Tuna
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g 0.105g Drum fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.015g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g 0.005g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g 0.138g Drum fish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g 0.175g Drum fish
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drum fish Tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
44%
Drum fish
88%
Tuna
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
88%
Tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.229g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
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. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/nutrients
  2. Tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172006/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.