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Tuna salad vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tuna salad and Gefilte fish different?

  • Tuna salad is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12, while Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, and Copper.
  • Tuna salad covers your daily need of Selenium 56% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Tuna salad contains 7 times more Vitamin B3 than Gefilte fish. Tuna salad contains 6.7mg of Vitamin B3, while Gefilte fish contains 1mg.
  • Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat.

Fish, tuna salad and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe 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
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +95.6%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +35.3%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +95.6%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Calcium +35.3%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Contains more Copper +34.5%

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 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 89
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
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 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 89
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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 Gefilte fish
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 7.41g Tuna salad
Protein 16.04g 9.07g Tuna salad
Fats 9.26g 1.73g Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41g 7.41g Tuna salad
Calories 187kcal 84kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 23mg Gefilte fish
Iron 1mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 19mg 9mg Tuna salad
Phosphorus 178mg 73mg Tuna salad
Potassium 178mg 91mg Tuna salad
Sodium 402mg 524mg Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56mg 0.82mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.145mg 0.195mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 97IU 89IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0.8mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.065mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.059mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 1mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.08mg Tuna salad
Folate 8µg 3µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 0.84µg Tuna salad
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.086mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701mg 0.488mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739mg 0.486mg Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293mg 0.81mg Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457mg 0.842mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47mg 0.255mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 0.493mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.824mg 0.548mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467mg 0.261mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13mg 30mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.544g 0.412g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 0.824g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 0.285g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tuna salad Gefilte fish
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
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
38
Gefilte fish

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
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sodium (difference - 122mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.132g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.