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Tuna salad vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tuna salad and Chinook salmon different?

  • Tuna salad is richer in Copper, while Chinook salmon is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B5.
  • Chinook salmon covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 70% more than Tuna salad.
  • Tuna salad contains 7 times more Sodium than Chinook salmon. Tuna salad contains 402mg of Sodium, while Chinook salmon contains 60mg.

Fish, tuna salad and Fish, salmon, chinook, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Copper +173.6%
Contains more Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.7%
Contains more Magnesium +542.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Equal in Zinc - 0.56
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 9% 45% 88% 18% 16% 159% 8%
Contains more Copper +173.6%
Contains more Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +183.7%
Contains more Magnesium +542.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
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 C +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139.2%
Contains more Folate +337.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 6% 0% 0% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 150% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 30% 0% 0% 11% 36% 189% 52% 107% 359% 0% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +139.2%
Contains more Folate +337.5%

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
68
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
47
Chinook salmon

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
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
62%
Chinook salmon

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 Chinook salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Tuna salad Chinook salmon
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.67g)
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 - $15)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 187 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 16.04 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 9.26 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 2.2 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 9.41 0 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 85 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 1 0.91 Tuna salad
Calcium 17 28 Chinook salmon
Potassium 178 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 19 122 Chinook salmon
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.053 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56 0.56
Starch
Phosphorus 178 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 402 60 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 97 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.044 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.154 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 6.7 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.865 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 1.2 2.87 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K
Folate 8 35 Chinook salmon
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 3.214 Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 2.662 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.701 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.739 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 1.293 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 1.457 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.47 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.626 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 0.824 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.467 0.757 Chinook salmon
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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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/nutrients
  2. Chinook salmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171999/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.