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Skipjack tuna vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Skipjack tuna and Sockeye salmon?

  • Skipjack tuna is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Sockeye salmon's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 95% higher.
  • Skipjack tuna has 3 times more Calcium than Sockeye salmon. Skipjack tuna has 37mg of Calcium, while Sockeye salmon has 11mg.

We used Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat types in this comparison.

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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 +207.7%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -48.9%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305
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% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Iron +207.7%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains less Sodium -48.9%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Contains more Copper +44.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 305

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 B3 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +313.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.1%
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 12% 20% 501% 0% 40% 57% 190% 77% 191% 6% 559% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +313.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +104.1%

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 Sockeye salmon
Rich in vitamins ok
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
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Sockeye salmon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.21g 26.48g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 5.57g Sockeye salmon
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 132kcal 156kcal Sockeye salmon
Starch g 0g Sockeye salmon
Fructose g 0g Sockeye salmon
Sugar g 0g Skipjack tuna
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 11mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 0.52mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 36mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 305mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 522mg 436mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 92mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.55mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.076mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60IU 193IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E mg 0.99mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D IU 670IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D µg 16.7µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.157mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.246mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 10.123mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 1.274mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.827mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 7µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 4.47µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.335mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.237mg 1.247mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.3mg 1.274mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 2.185mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 2.574mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.858mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 1.086mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 1.461mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.83mg 0.711mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 61mg Skipjack tuna
Trans Fat g 0.023g Skipjack tuna
Saturated Fat 0.42g 0.969g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 1.864g Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 1.327g Sockeye salmon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Skipjack tuna Sockeye 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
137
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
34
Sockeye 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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
26%
Sockeye salmon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.549g)
Which food is cheaper?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is cheaper (difference - $5)
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)

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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.