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Brazil nut vs. Tuna Bluefin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Brazil nut and Tuna Bluefin?

  • Brazil nut is richer in Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Manganese, while Tuna Bluefin is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3400% higher.
  • Tuna Bluefin has 61 times less Manganese than Brazil nut. Brazil nut has 1.223mg of Manganese, while Tuna Bluefin has 0.02mg.
  • Tuna Bluefin is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1500%
Contains more Iron +85.5%
Contains more Magnesium +487.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.4%
Contains more Potassium +104%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +427.3%
Contains more Copper +1484.5%
Contains more Manganese +6015%
Contains more Selenium +3996.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581% 160% 10457%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 50% 46% 140% 29% 7% 22% 37% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +1500%
Contains more Iron +85.5%
Contains more Magnesium +487.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.4%
Contains more Potassium +104%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +427.3%
Contains more Copper +1484.5%
Contains more Manganese +6015%
Contains more Selenium +3996.2%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.9%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +774.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3472.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +644.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +419.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 0% 16% 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 152% 0% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 2% 1361% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.9%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +774.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3472.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +644.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +419.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +968.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +108.9%
Contains more Water +1627.8%
Contains more Other +38%
14% 67% 12% 3% 3%
Protein: 14.32 g
Fats: 67.1 g
Carbs: 11.74 g
Water: 3.42 g
Other: 3.42 g
30% 6% 59% 5%
Protein: 29.91 g
Fats: 6.28 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.09 g
Other: 4.72 g
Contains more Fats +968.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +108.9%
Contains more Water +1627.8%
Contains more Other +38%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1063.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1223.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90%
25% 37% 38%
Saturated Fat: 16.134 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 24.399 g
29% 37% 33%
Saturated Fat: 1.612 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.844 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1063.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1223.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -90%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Tuna Bluefin Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 0g Brazil nut
Protein 14.32g 29.91g Tuna Bluefin
Fats 67.1g 6.28g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 0g Brazil nut
Calories 659kcal 184kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33g Tuna Bluefin
Fiber 7.5g 0g Brazil nut
Calcium 160mg 10mg Brazil nut
Iron 2.43mg 1.31mg Brazil nut
Magnesium 376mg 64mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 326mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 323mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 50mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 0.77mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.11mg Brazil nut
Manganese 1.223mg 0.02mg Brazil nut
Selenium 1917µg 46.8µg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 2520IU Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 757µg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin E 5.65mg Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7mg 0mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.278mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.306mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 10.54mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 1.37mg Tuna Bluefin
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.525mg Tuna Bluefin
Folate 22µg 2µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg 10.88µg Tuna Bluefin
Choline 28.8mg Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.335mg Tuna Bluefin
Threonine 0.365mg 1.311mg Tuna Bluefin
Isoleucine 0.518mg 1.378mg Tuna Bluefin
Leucine 1.19mg 2.431mg Tuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.49mg 2.747mg Tuna Bluefin
Methionine 1.124mg 0.885mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 1.168mg Tuna Bluefin
Valine 0.76mg 1.541mg Tuna Bluefin
Histidine 0.409mg 0.88mg Tuna Bluefin
Cholesterol 0mg 49mg Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 16.134g 1.612g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 1.141g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.363g Tuna Bluefin
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.16g Tuna Bluefin
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 2.053g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 1.844g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 23.859g Brazil nut
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.018g Brazil nut
Omega-3 - ALA 0.018g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brazil nut Tuna Bluefin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
27%
Brazil nut
158%
Tuna Bluefin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
1208%
Brazil nut
59%
Tuna Bluefin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.522g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna Bluefin
Tuna Bluefin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is relatively richer in minerals
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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/nutrients
  2. Tuna Bluefin - 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.