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Smoked salmon vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Smoked salmon and Tuna salad

  • Smoked salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Copper, yet Tuna salad is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Smoked salmon covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 86% more than Tuna salad.
  • Smoked salmon contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Tuna salad. While Smoked salmon contains 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, Tuna salad contains only 0.081mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Tuna salad is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, salmon, chinook, smoked and Fish, tuna salad.

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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 +58.6%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 178
Equal in Potassium - 178
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 32% 13% 71% 16% 88% 9% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Copper +58.6%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -40.2%
Contains more Zinc +80.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 178
Equal in Potassium - 178

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 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +243.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
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 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +243.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.9%
Contains more Folate +300%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Smoked salmon Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Protein 18.28g 16.04g Smoked salmon
Fats 4.32g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Calories 117kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tuna salad
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 17mg Tuna salad
Iron 0.85mg 1mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 18mg 19mg Tuna salad
Phosphorus 164mg 178mg Tuna salad
Potassium 175mg 178mg Tuna salad
Sodium 672mg 402mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.31mg 0.56mg Tuna salad
Copper 0.23mg 0.145mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin A 87IU 97IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E 1.35mg mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 685IU IU Smoked salmon
Vitamin D 17.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.031mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.07mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B3 4.72mg 6.7mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.26mg Smoked salmon
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.081mg Smoked salmon
Folate 2µg 8µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 3.26µg 1.2µg Smoked salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Smoked salmon
Tryptophan 0.205mg 0.18mg Smoked salmon
Threonine 0.801mg 0.701mg Smoked salmon
Isoleucine 0.842mg 0.739mg Smoked salmon
Leucine 1.486mg 1.293mg Smoked salmon
Lysine 1.679mg 1.457mg Smoked salmon
Methionine 0.541mg 0.47mg Smoked salmon
Phenylalanine 0.714mg 0.626mg Smoked salmon
Valine 0.942mg 0.824mg Smoked salmon
Histidine 0.538mg 0.467mg Smoked salmon
Cholesterol 23mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.929g 1.544g Smoked salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.023g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.995g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
99
Smoked salmon
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
38
Smoked salmon
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
110%
Smoked salmon
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Smoked salmon
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
20%
Smoked salmon
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 270mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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 - $14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.615g)
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. 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.