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Skipjack tuna vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Skipjack tuna and Tuna salad different?

  • Skipjack tuna is higher than Tuna salad in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, Potassium, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Skipjack tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 75% more than Tuna salad.
  • Skipjack tuna contains 12 times more Vitamin B6 than Tuna salad. Skipjack tuna contains 0.981mg of Vitamin B6, while Tuna salad contains 0.081mg.
  • Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol.

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna salad 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 +117.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +131.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +131.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Contains more Copper +31.8%

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 B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1111.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
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% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1111.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%

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 Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Skipjack tuna Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Protein 28.21g 16.04g Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Calories 132kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 37mg 17mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1.6mg 1mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44mg 19mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 285mg 178mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522mg 178mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47mg 402mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05mg 0.56mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.11mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 60IU 97IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 1mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.038mg 0.031mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.122mg 0.07mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756mg 6.7mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485mg 0.26mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.981mg 0.081mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 10µg 8µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 1.2µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.316mg 0.18mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237mg 0.701mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0.739mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293mg 1.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59mg 1.457mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835mg 0.47mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101mg 0.626mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453mg 0.824mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83mg 0.467mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 60mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.42g 1.544g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Skipjack tuna Tuna salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
43
Skipjack tuna
33
Tuna salad

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is cheaper (difference - $8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.124g)
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 contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.