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Roe vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Roe and Skipjack tuna?

  • Roe is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, yet Skipjack tuna is higher in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Roe's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 390% more.
  • Roe has 16 times more Vitamin C than Skipjack tuna. While Roe has 16.4mg of Vitamin C, Skipjack tuna has only 1mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Skipjack tuna is lower.

We used Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat types 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 Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%

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
Roe
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +405%
Contains more Vitamin C +1540%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +628.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Folate +820%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +426.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +755.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 0%
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 +405%
Contains more Vitamin C +1540%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +628.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Folate +820%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +426.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +755.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roe Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 1.92g 0g Roe
Protein 28.62g 28.21g Roe
Fats 8.23g 1.29g Roe
Carbs 1.92g 0g Roe
Calories 204kcal 132kcal Roe
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 28mg 37mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 0.77mg 1.6mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 26mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 515mg 285mg Roe
Potassium 283mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 117mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.28mg 1.05mg Roe
Copper 0.128mg 0.11mg Roe
Vitamin A 303IU 60IU Roe
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 16.4mg 1mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.277mg 0.038mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.949mg 0.122mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.192mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 1.154mg 0.485mg Roe
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 92µg 10µg Roe
Vitamin B12 11.54µg 2.19µg Roe
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.375mg 0.316mg Roe
Threonine 1.305mg 1.237mg Roe
Isoleucine 1.465mg 1.3mg Roe
Leucine 2.509mg 2.293mg Roe
Lysine 2.179mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.71mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.401mg 1.101mg Roe
Valine 1.676mg 1.453mg Roe
Histidine 0.778mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 479mg 60mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.866g 0.42g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.129g 0.243g Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 3.404g 0.403g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roe Skipjack tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
169
Roe
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
49
Roe
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
172%
Roe
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
2%
Roe
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
38%
Roe
6%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 419mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.446g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $92)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Roe
Roe is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.