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Smoked salmon vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Smoked salmon and Skipjack tuna?

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, and Copper, yet Skipjack tuna is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Iron.
  • Skipjack tuna's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 88% more.
  • Smoked salmon has 14 times more Sodium than Skipjack tuna. While Smoked salmon has 672mg of Sodium, Skipjack tuna has only 47mg.

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

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 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +45%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Smoked salmon Skipjack tuna
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
99
Smoked salmon
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
43
Skipjack tuna

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
110%
Smoked salmon
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
6%
Skipjack tuna

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. Smoked salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173687/nutrients
  2. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.