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Sturgeon vs. Tuna — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Sturgeon and Tuna?

  • Sturgeon is richer in Vitamin D, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B12, yet Tuna is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Tuna's daily need coverage for Selenium is 167% higher.
  • Sturgeon has 12 times more Vitamin A RAE than Tuna. Sturgeon has 263µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Tuna has 22µg.
  • Tuna contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Tuna
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Manganese +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Contains more Selenium +567.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.92
Equal in Magnesium - 42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 34% 33% 117% 33% 9% 15% 18% 4% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 35% 30% 143% 47% 8% 13% 15% 2% 591%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +23.3%
Contains more Manganese +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.7%
Contains more Selenium +567.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.92
Equal in Magnesium - 42

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Tuna
Contains more Vitamin A +1246.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +545%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +351.3%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.35
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 53% 13% 387% 0% 20% 21% 190% 53% 54% 13% 313% 39% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 6% 60% 0% 34% 32% 414% 21% 240% 2% 294% 43% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1246.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +545%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +351.3%
Contains more Choline +10.9%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.35
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Tuna
Contains more Fats +778%
Contains more Other +226.6%
Contains more Protein +40.8%
Equal in Water - 68.98
21% 5% 70% 4%
Protein: 20.7 g
Fats: 5.18 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.94 g
Other: 4.18 g
29% 69%
Protein: 29.15 g
Fats: 0.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.98 g
Other: 1.28 g
Contains more Fats +778%
Contains more Other +226.6%
Contains more Protein +40.8%
Equal in Water - 68.98

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Tuna
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1701.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +405.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.5%
26% 55% 19%
Saturated Fat: 1.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.486 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.885 g
40% 27% 34%
Saturated Fat: 0.205 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.175 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1701.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +405.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Sturgeon Tuna
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sturgeon Tuna Opinion
Protein 20.7g 29.15g Tuna
Fats 5.18g 0.59g Sturgeon
Calories 135kcal 130kcal Sturgeon
Calcium 17mg 4mg Sturgeon
Iron 0.9mg 0.92mg Tuna
Magnesium 45mg 42mg Sturgeon
Phosphorus 271mg 333mg Tuna
Potassium 364mg 527mg Tuna
Sodium 69mg 54mg Tuna
Zinc 0.54mg 0.45mg Sturgeon
Copper 0.053mg 0.043mg Sturgeon
Manganese 0.03mg 0.013mg Sturgeon
Selenium 16.2µg 108.2µg Tuna
Vitamin A 875IU 65IU Sturgeon
Vitamin A RAE 263µg 22µg Sturgeon
Vitamin E 0.63mg 0.29mg Sturgeon
Vitamin D 515IU 82IU Sturgeon
Vitamin D 12.9µg 2µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.134mg Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.137mg Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.1mg 22.07mg Tuna
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 0.334mg Sturgeon
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 1.038mg Tuna
Folate 17µg 2µg Sturgeon
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.35µg Sturgeon
Choline 70mg 77.6mg Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.313mg Tuna
Threonine 0.907mg 1.224mg Tuna
Isoleucine 0.954mg 1.287mg Tuna
Leucine 1.682mg 2.27mg Tuna
Lysine 1.901mg 2.565mg Tuna
Methionine 0.613mg 0.827mg Tuna
Phenylalanine 0.808mg 1.091mg Tuna
Valine 1.066mg 1.438mg Tuna
Histidine 0.609mg 0.822mg Tuna
Cholesterol 77mg 47mg Tuna
Trans Fat 0.02g Sturgeon
Saturated Fat 1.173g 0.205g Tuna
Omega-3 - DHA 0.119g 0.105g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.249g 0.015g Sturgeon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.058g 0.005g Sturgeon
Monounsaturated Fat 2.486g 0.138g Sturgeon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.885g 0.175g Sturgeon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Tuna

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sturgeon Tuna
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
89%
Sturgeon
88%
Tuna
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Sturgeon
88%
Tuna

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.968g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Sturgeon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175148/nutrients
  2. Tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172006/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.