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Pacific saury vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pacific saury and Skipjack tuna

  • Pacific saury has more Manganese, however Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Skipjack tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 103% more.
  • Pacific saury contains 13 times more Manganese than Skipjack tuna. Pacific saury contains 0.24mg of Manganese, while Skipjack tuna contains 0.019mg.
  • Pacific saury contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, pike, northern, raw and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, 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
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -17%
Contains more Iron +190.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -17%
Contains more Iron +190.9%
Contains more Magnesium +41.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Copper +115.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +715.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.19
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +715.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.19

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.
Pacific saury Skipjack tuna
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pacific saury Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.26g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 0.69g 1.29g Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 88kcal 132kcal Skipjack tuna
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 57mg 37mg Pacific saury
Iron 0.55mg 1.6mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 31mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 220mg 285mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 259mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 39mg 47mg Pacific saury
Zinc 0.67mg 1.05mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.051mg 0.11mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 70IU 60IU Pacific saury
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Pacific saury
Vitamin D 99IU IU Pacific saury
Vitamin D 2.5µg µg Pacific saury
Vitamin C 3.8mg 1mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.038mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.122mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 2.3mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.485mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.117mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 15µg 10µg Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 2µg 2.19µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Pacific saury
Tryptophan 0.216mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.844mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.887mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.565mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.768mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.57mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.992mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.567mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 39mg 60mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.42g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 0.157g 0.243g Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.202g 0.403g Skipjack tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pacific saury Skipjack tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
42
Pacific saury
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pacific saury
43
Skipjack 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
116%
Pacific saury
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Pacific saury
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
3%
Pacific saury
6%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/nutrients
  2. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.