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Skipjack tuna vs Smoked salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Skipjack tuna and Smoked salmon?

  • Skipjack tuna is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Iron, yet Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Skipjack tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 88% more.
  • Skipjack tuna has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Smoked salmon. While Skipjack tuna has 0.981mg of Vitamin B6, Smoked salmon has only 0.278mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Smoked salmon is lower.

We used Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked 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
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +198.3%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Zinc +238.7%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +144.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.8%
Contains more Potassium +198.3%
Contains less Sodium -93%
Contains more Zinc +238.7%
Contains more Copper +109.1%

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 B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
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 6% 28% 514% 0% 6% 24% 89% 53% 65% 2% 408% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +252.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%

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 Smoked salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Smoked salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.21g 18.28g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 4.32g Smoked salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 132kcal 117kcal Skipjack tuna
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 11mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 0.85mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 18mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 164mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 175mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 672mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.31mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.23mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 60IU 87IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin E mg 1.35mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D IU 685IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D µg 17.1µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.023mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.101mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 4.72mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0.87mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.278mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 2µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 3.26µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.205mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg 0.801mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0.842mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 1.486mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 1.679mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.541mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 0.714mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 0.942mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.538mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 23mg Smoked salmon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 0.929g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 2.023g Smoked salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 0.995g Smoked salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Skipjack tuna Smoked salmon
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
99
Smoked salmon
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
38
Smoked salmon

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
110%
Smoked salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Smoked salmon
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
20%
Smoked salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 37mg)
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 - 625mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.509g)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/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.