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Bass vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bass and Tuna?

  • Tuna has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5 and Copper than Bass.
  • Tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 270% higher.
  • Tuna has 2 times less Cholesterol than Bass. Bass has 103mg of Cholesterol, while Tuna has 49mg.

We used Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Bass
2
:
6
Tuna
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Iron +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25.5%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Equal in Potassium - 323
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 6% 29% 37% 14% 14% 109% 12%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 3% 29% 46% 37% 22% 140% 7%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Iron +21.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25.5%
Contains more Copper +175%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Equal in Potassium - 323

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
Bass
1
:
7
Tuna
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +727%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +146.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 7% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 552% 0% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 152% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 1361% 0% 2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +727%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +146.7%

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
65
Bass
171
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
32
Bass
41
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
136%
Bass
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Bass
0%
Tuna
Fats
14%
Bass
29%
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.
Bass Tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bass 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bass
Bass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.962g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Bass Tuna Opinion
Calories 124 184 Tuna
Protein 22.73 29.91 Tuna
Fats 2.99 6.28 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 49 Tuna
Vitamin D
Iron 1.08 1.31 Tuna
Calcium 19 10 Bass
Potassium 328 323 Bass
Magnesium 51 64 Tuna
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.11 Tuna
Zinc 0.51 0.77 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 254 326 Tuna
Sodium 88 50 Tuna
Vitamin A 104 2520 Tuna
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.278 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.306 Tuna
Vitamin B3 2.558 10.54 Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.865 1.37 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.346 0.525 Tuna
Vitamin B12 4.41 10.88 Tuna
Vitamin K
Folate 10 2 Bass
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.65 1.612 Bass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.846 2.053 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.005 1.844 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.255 0.335 Tuna
Threonine 0.997 1.311 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.047 1.378 Tuna
Leucine 1.848 2.431 Tuna
Lysine 2.088 2.747 Tuna
Methionine 0.673 0.885 Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.887 1.168 Tuna
Valine 1.171 1.541 Tuna
Histidine 0.669 0.88 Tuna
Fructose

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. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/nutrients
  2. Tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173707/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.