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Tuna salad vs Caesar salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tuna salad and Caesar salad

  • Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Selenium, yet Caesar salad is higher in Vitamin B1, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Manganese, and Zinc.
  • Tuna salad covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 33% more than Caesar salad.
  • Tuna salad contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Caesar salad. While Tuna salad contains 6.7mg of Vitamin B3, Caesar salad contains only 3.237mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Tuna salad is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, tuna salad and LITTLE CAESARS 14" Original Round Cheese Pizza, Regular Crust.

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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 less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Copper +15.1%
Contains more Calcium +1270.6%
Contains more Iron +134%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.8%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Equal in Potassium - 170
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 70% 88% 20% 99% 15% 60% 44% 42%
Contains less Sodium -11.5%
Contains more Copper +15.1%
Contains more Calcium +1270.6%
Contains more Iron +134%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.8%
Contains more Zinc +187.5%
Equal in Potassium - 170

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
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 22% 13% 0% 0% 95% 69% 61% 27% 0% 0% 50% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1116.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Caesar salad Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 29.8g Caesar salad
Protein 16.04g 13.39g Tuna salad
Fats 9.26g 9.54g Caesar salad
Carbs 9.41g 31.5g Caesar salad
Calories 187kcal 265kcal Caesar salad
Starch g 25.29g Caesar salad
Fructose g 1.13g Caesar salad
Sugar g 4.02g Tuna salad
Fiber 0g 1.7g Caesar salad
Calcium 17mg 233mg Caesar salad
Iron 1mg 2.34mg Caesar salad
Magnesium 19mg 28mg Caesar salad
Phosphorus 178mg 231mg Caesar salad
Potassium 178mg 170mg Tuna salad
Sodium 402mg 454mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56mg 1.61mg Caesar salad
Copper 0.145mg 0.126mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97IU 360IU Caesar salad
Vitamin E mg 0.61mg Caesar salad
Vitamin D IU 0IU Caesar salad
Vitamin D µg 0µg Caesar salad
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.377mg Caesar salad
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.297mg Caesar salad
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 3.237mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.447mg Caesar salad
Vitamin B6 0.081mg mg Tuna salad
Folate 8µg µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 0.4µg Tuna salad
Vitamin K µg 5.9µg Caesar salad
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.15mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701mg 0.393mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739mg 0.547mg Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293mg 1.137mg Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457mg 0.523mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47mg 0.3mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 0.717mg Caesar salad
Valine 0.824mg 0.7mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467mg 0.36mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13mg 24mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.544g 4.206g Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 2.38g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 1.461g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tuna salad Caesar salad
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
29
Caesar salad
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
55
Caesar 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
96%
Tuna salad
80%
Caesar salad
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
32%
Caesar salad
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
44%
Caesar salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.662g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caesar salad
Caesar salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/nutrients
  2. Caesar salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172047/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.