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Sockeye salmon vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sockeye salmon and Tuna salad

  • Sockeye salmon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1, yet Tuna salad is richer in Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sockeye salmon is 136% higher.
  • Sockeye salmon contains 10 times more Vitamin B6 than Tuna salad. Sockeye salmon contains 0.827mg of Vitamin B6, while Tuna salad contains 0.081mg.
  • Tuna salad contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 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 Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains more Potassium +144.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Copper +90.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 20% 26% 131% 39% 12% 15% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Magnesium +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.3%
Contains more Potassium +144.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +92.3%
Contains more Copper +90.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.56

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 +99%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +921%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
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%
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 A +99%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +251.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +921%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +272.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +14.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sockeye salmon Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Protein 26.48g 16.04g Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Calories 156kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Starch 0g g Sockeye salmon
Fructose 0g g Sockeye salmon
Sugar 0g g Tuna salad
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 17mg Tuna salad
Iron 0.52mg 1mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 36mg 19mg Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305mg 178mg Sockeye salmon
Potassium 436mg 178mg Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92mg 402mg Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55mg 0.56mg Tuna salad
Copper 0.076mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 193IU 97IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin E 0.99mg mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 670IU IU Sockeye salmon
Vitamin D 16.7µg µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.157mg 0.031mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246mg 0.07mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123mg 6.7mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274mg 0.26mg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827mg 0.081mg Sockeye salmon
Folate 7µg 8µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 4.47µg 1.2µg Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.18mg Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247mg 0.701mg Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274mg 0.739mg Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185mg 1.293mg Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574mg 1.457mg Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858mg 0.47mg Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.626mg Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461mg 0.824mg Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711mg 0.467mg Sockeye salmon
Cholesterol 61mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat 0.023g g Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 0.969g 1.544g Sockeye salmon
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327g 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
137
Sockeye salmon
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
34
Sockeye 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
159%
Sockeye salmon
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
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 - $13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 310mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.575g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Sockeye salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173692/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.