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Skipjack tuna vs Halibut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skipjack tuna and Halibut different?

  • Skipjack tuna is higher than Halibut in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Iron, Copper, Potassium and Zinc.
  • Skipjack tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 108% more than Halibut.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 4 times more Copper than Halibut. Skipjack tuna contains 0.11mg of Copper, while Halibut contains 0.03mg.
  • Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, halibut, Greenland, raw types were used 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
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Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 25% 1% 24% 19% 10% 11% 71% 11%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +119%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 15% 822% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 126% 1% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +133.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +119%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
78
Skipjack tuna
95
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
21
Halibut

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 the food
Protein
169%
Skipjack tuna
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Halibut
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
64%
Halibut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Skipjack tuna Halibut
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Skipjack tuna Halibut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.999g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Halibut
Halibut is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Skipjack tuna Halibut Opinion
Calories 132 186 Halibut
Protein 28.21 14.37 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29 13.84 Halibut
Vitamin C 1 0 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 60 46 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 Halibut
Iron 1.6 0.66 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37 3 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522 268 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44 26 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 0 Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.03 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05 0.4 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 285 164 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47 80 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60 47 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E 0.73 Halibut
Vitamin D 27.4 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.038 0.06 Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.122 0.08 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756 1.5 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 0.25 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981 0.42 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 1 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Halibut
Folate 10 1 Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.42 2.419 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243 8.378 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403 1.367 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.316 0.161 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 0.63 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 0.662 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 1.168 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 1.32 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 0.425 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 0.561 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 0.74 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 0.423 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 of 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. Halibut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171965/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.