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Caviar vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Caviar and Tuna

  • Caviar has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Calcium, however Tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 380% more than Tuna.
  • Tuna has 30 times less Sodium than Caviar. Caviar has 1500mg of Sodium, while Tuna has 50mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, caviar, black and red, granular and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, 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
Caviar
5
:
2
Tuna
Contains more Calcium +2650%
Contains more Iron +806.9%
Contains more Magnesium +368.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 326
Equal in Copper - 0.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 50% 46% 140% 29% 7% 22% 37%
Contains more Calcium +2650%
Contains more Iron +806.9%
Contains more Magnesium +368.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.4%
Contains more Potassium +78.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 326
Equal in Copper - 0.11

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
Caviar
7
:
4
Tuna
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 152% 0% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 2% 1361% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Folate +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +83.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8683.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.1%

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.
Caviar Tuna
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Caviar Tuna Opinion
Net carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Protein 24.6g 29.91g Tuna
Fats 17.9g 6.28g Caviar
Carbs 4g 0g Caviar
Calories 264kcal 184kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 275mg 10mg Caviar
Iron 11.88mg 1.31mg Caviar
Magnesium 300mg 64mg Caviar
Phosphorus 356mg 326mg Caviar
Potassium 181mg 323mg Tuna
Sodium 1500mg 50mg Tuna
Zinc 0.95mg 0.77mg Caviar
Copper 0.11mg 0.11mg
Vitamin A 905IU 2520IU Tuna
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Caviar
Vitamin D 117IU IU Caviar
Vitamin D 2.9µg µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.19mg 0.278mg Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.62mg 0.306mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 10.54mg Tuna
Vitamin B5 3.5mg 1.37mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.32mg 0.525mg Tuna
Folate 50µg 2µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 20µg 10.88µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.323mg 0.335mg Tuna
Threonine 1.263mg 1.311mg Tuna
Isoleucine 1.035mg 1.378mg Tuna
Leucine 2.133mg 2.431mg Tuna
Lysine 1.834mg 2.747mg Tuna
Methionine 0.646mg 0.885mg Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.071mg 1.168mg Tuna
Valine 1.263mg 1.541mg Tuna
Histidine 0.649mg 0.88mg Tuna
Cholesterol 588mg 49mg Tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.06g 1.612g Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 4.631g 2.053g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 7.405g 1.844g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Caviar Tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
266
Caviar
171
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
146
Caviar
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 food.
Protein
148%
Caviar
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
4%
Caviar
0%
Tuna
Fats
83%
Caviar
29%
Tuna

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 1450mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 539mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.448g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna
Tuna is cheaper (difference - $93)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.