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Skipjack tuna vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Skipjack tuna and Pacific saury

  • Skipjack tuna has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Potassium and Copper, however Pacific saury is richer in Manganese.
  • Skipjack tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 103% more.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 8 times more Vitamin B6 than Pacific saury. Skipjack tuna contains 0.981mg of Vitamin B6, while Pacific saury contains 0.117mg.
  • Pacific saury contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pike, northern, raw.

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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 +190.9%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +41.9%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 12% 47% 32% 37% 29% 123% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 19% 95% 6%
Contains more Iron +190.9%
Contains more Potassium +101.5%
Contains more Magnesium +41.9%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.5%
Contains more Calcium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -17%

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 B2 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +715.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2
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 13% 5% 4% 75% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 251% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +715.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.6%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2

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
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
27
Pacific saury

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
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
3%
Pacific saury

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 Pacific saury
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna Pacific saury
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 is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.302g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Pacific saury Opinion
Calories 132 88 Skipjack tuna
Protein 28.21 19.26 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29 0.69 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin C 1 3.8 Pacific saury
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 60 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 99 Pacific saury
Iron 1.6 0.55 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37 57 Pacific saury
Potassium 522 259 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44 31 Skipjack tuna
Sugars 0 Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.051 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05 0.67 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 285 220 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin A 60 70 Pacific saury
Vitamin E 0.2 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 2.5 Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.038 0.058 Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.122 0.063 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756 2.3 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 0.75 Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.981 0.117 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 2 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Pacific saury
Folate 10 15 Pacific saury
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.42 0.118 Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243 0.157 Skipjack tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403 0.202 Skipjack tuna
Tryptophan 0.316 0.216 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 0.844 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 0.887 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 1.565 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 1.768 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 0.57 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 0.752 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 0.992 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 0.567 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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.