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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
Roe
3
:
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 9% 25% 19% 43% 35% 221% 16%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.7%
Contains more Iron +107.8%
Contains more Calcium +32.1%
Contains more Potassium +84.5%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1540%
Contains more Vitamin A +405%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +628.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +426.9%
Contains more Folate +820%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +755.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 55% 19% 0% 0% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 1443% 0% 69%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 4% 0% 0% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 274% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1540%
Contains more Vitamin A +405%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +628.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +677.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +426.9%
Contains more Folate +820%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +755.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +430.3%

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Roe Skipjack tuna
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 419mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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