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Tuna salad vs Alaska pollock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tuna salad and Alaska pollock

  • Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Alaska pollock is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Potassium.
  • Alaska pollock covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 103% more than Tuna salad.
  • Tuna salad contains 10 times more Saturated Fat than Alaska pollock. While Tuna salad contains 1.544g of Saturated Fat, Alaska pollock contains only 0.159g.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, tuna salad and Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen).

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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 Iron +78.6%
Contains more Copper +141.7%
Contains more Calcium +323.5%
Contains more Magnesium +326.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +141.6%
Equal in Sodium - 419
Equal in Zinc - 0.57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 22% 58% 115% 38% 55% 16% 20%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Copper +141.7%
Contains more Calcium +323.5%
Contains more Magnesium +326.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +141.6%
Equal in Sodium - 419
Equal in Zinc - 0.57

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 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 6% 39% 0% 14% 52% 75% 26% 76% 3% 458% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +218.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +306.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +205%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Alaska pollock Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 0g Tuna salad
Protein 16.04g 23.48g Alaska pollock
Fats 9.26g 1.18g Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41g 0g Tuna salad
Calories 187kcal 111kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Tuna salad
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 72mg Alaska pollock
Iron 1mg 0.56mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 19mg 81mg Alaska pollock
Phosphorus 178mg 267mg Alaska pollock
Potassium 178mg 430mg Alaska pollock
Sodium 402mg 419mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56mg 0.57mg Alaska pollock
Copper 0.145mg 0.06mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97IU 51IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E mg 0.28mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin D IU 51IU Alaska pollock
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.054mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.223mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 3.949mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.432mg Alaska pollock
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.329mg Alaska pollock
Folate 8µg 3µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 3.66µg Alaska pollock
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Alaska pollock
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.263mg Alaska pollock
Threonine 0.701mg 1.029mg Alaska pollock
Isoleucine 0.739mg 1.082mg Alaska pollock
Leucine 1.293mg 1.908mg Alaska pollock
Lysine 1.457mg 2.157mg Alaska pollock
Methionine 0.47mg 0.696mg Alaska pollock
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 0.917mg Alaska pollock
Valine 0.824mg 1.21mg Alaska pollock
Histidine 0.467mg 0.691mg Alaska pollock
Cholesterol 13mg 86mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.544g 0.159g Alaska pollock
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 0.134g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 0.583g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tuna salad Alaska pollock
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
29
Tuna salad
62
Alaska pollock
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
43
Alaska pollock

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
96%
Tuna salad
141%
Alaska pollock
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Alaska pollock
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
5%
Alaska pollock

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 - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
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 - $7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.385g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Alaska pollock
Alaska pollock is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/nutrients
  2. Alaska pollock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173681/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.