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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
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 25% 19% 71% 24% 11% 11% 10%
Contains more Calcium +1133.3%
Contains more Iron +142.4%
Contains more Magnesium +69.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains less Sodium -41.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +266.7%

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 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
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 3% 15% 822% 0% 15% 19% 29% 15% 97% 1% 126% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +119%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%

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 Halibut
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Halibut Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.21g 14.37g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 13.84g Halibut
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 132kcal 186kcal Halibut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 3mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 0.66mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 26mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 164mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 268mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 80mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.4mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.03mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60IU 47IU Skipjack tuna
Vitamin E mg 0.73mg Halibut
Vitamin D IU 1097IU Halibut
Vitamin D µg 27.4µg Halibut
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.06mg Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.08mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 1.5mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0.25mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.42mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 1µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 1µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Halibut
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.161mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg 0.63mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0.662mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 1.168mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 1.32mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.425mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 0.561mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 0.74mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.423mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 46mg Halibut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 2.419g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 8.378g Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 1.367g Halibut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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 - 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)

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. 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.