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Gefilte fish vs Tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gefilte fish and Tuna different?

  • Tuna is higher than Gefilte fish in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 418% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Gefilte fish contains 10 times more Sodium than Tuna. Gefilte fish contains 524mg of Sodium, while Tuna contains 50mg.

Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +130%
Contains more Iron +89.3%
Contains more Copper +77.3%
Contains more Magnesium +611.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +346.6%
Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.77
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 50% 46% 140% 29% 7% 22% 37%
Contains more Calcium +130%
Contains more Iron +89.3%
Contains more Copper +77.3%
Contains more Magnesium +611.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +346.6%
Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.77

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
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Tuna
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +2731.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +585%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1195.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +2731.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +954%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +585%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1195.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Tuna Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 29.91g Tuna
Fats 1.73g 6.28g Tuna
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 184kcal Tuna
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 10mg Gefilte fish
Iron 2.48mg 1.31mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 64mg Tuna
Phosphorus 73mg 326mg Tuna
Potassium 91mg 323mg Tuna
Sodium 524mg 50mg Tuna
Zinc 0.82mg 0.77mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.195mg 0.11mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89IU 2520IU Tuna
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.278mg Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.306mg Tuna
Vitamin B3 1mg 10.54mg Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 1.37mg Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.525mg Tuna
Folate 3µg 2µg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 10.88µg Tuna
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.335mg Tuna
Threonine 0.488mg 1.311mg Tuna
Isoleucine 0.486mg 1.378mg Tuna
Leucine 0.81mg 2.431mg Tuna
Lysine 0.842mg 2.747mg Tuna
Methionine 0.255mg 0.885mg Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 1.168mg Tuna
Valine 0.548mg 1.541mg Tuna
Histidine 0.261mg 0.88mg Tuna
Cholesterol 30mg 49mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 1.612g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 2.053g Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 1.844g Tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gefilte fish 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
16
Gefilte fish
171
Tuna
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
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
54%
Gefilte fish
179%
Tuna
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Tuna
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
29%
Tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 474mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.2g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is cheaper (difference - $7)
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 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.

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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.