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Skipjack tuna vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Skipjack tuna and Caviar

  • Skipjack tuna has more Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6, however Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 742% more.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 156 times more Vitamin B3 than Caviar. Skipjack tuna contains 18.756mg of Vitamin B3, while Caviar contains 0.12mg.
  • Skipjack tuna contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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 Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +643.2%
Contains more Iron +642.5%
Contains more Magnesium +581.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Calcium +643.2%
Contains more Iron +642.5%
Contains more Magnesium +581.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.11

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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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15530%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +621.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +813.2%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15530%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +206.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1408.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +408.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +621.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +813.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Protein 28.21g 24.6g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Calories 132kcal 264kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 1.6mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 44mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 285mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 522mg 181mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 1500mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.95mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.11mg
Vitamin A 60IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 0.12mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.32mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.237mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 1.3mg 1.035mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 2.133mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 1.834mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.646mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 1.071mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 1.263mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.649mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 588mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 4.06g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna Caviar
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
78
Skipjack tuna
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
146
Caviar

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
4%
Caviar
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 1453mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 528mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.64g)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $92)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar 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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.