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Tuna salad vs Skipjack tuna - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tuna salad and Skipjack tuna different?

  • Skipjack tuna is higher than Tuna salad in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, Potassium, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Skipjack tuna covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 75% more than Tuna salad.
  • Tuna salad contains 9 times more Sodium than Skipjack tuna. Tuna salad contains 402mg of Sodium, while Skipjack tuna contains 47mg.

Fish, tuna salad and Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, 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
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +131.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37%
Contains more Copper +31.8%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +131.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.1%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Zinc +87.5%

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 A +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1111.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +82.5%
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% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +179.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1111.1%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +82.5%

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 Skipjack tuna
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Skipjack tuna Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 0g Tuna salad
Protein 16.04g 28.21g Skipjack tuna
Fats 9.26g 1.29g Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41g 0g Tuna salad
Calories 187kcal 132kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 37mg Skipjack tuna
Iron 1mg 1.6mg Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 19mg 44mg Skipjack tuna
Phosphorus 178mg 285mg Skipjack tuna
Potassium 178mg 522mg Skipjack tuna
Sodium 402mg 47mg Skipjack tuna
Zinc 0.56mg 1.05mg Skipjack tuna
Copper 0.145mg 0.11mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97IU 60IU Tuna salad
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 1mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.038mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.122mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 18.756mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.485mg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.981mg Skipjack tuna
Folate 8µg 10µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 2.19µg Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.316mg Skipjack tuna
Threonine 0.701mg 1.237mg Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 0.739mg 1.3mg Skipjack tuna
Leucine 1.293mg 2.293mg Skipjack tuna
Lysine 1.457mg 2.59mg Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.47mg 0.835mg Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 1.101mg Skipjack tuna
Valine 0.824mg 1.453mg Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.467mg 0.83mg Skipjack tuna
Cholesterol 13mg 60mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.544g 0.42g Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 0.243g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 0.403g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tuna salad Skipjack tuna
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
78
Skipjack tuna
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
43
Skipjack tuna

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Skipjack tuna
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
6%
Skipjack tuna

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
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 - $8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.124g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Skipjack tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/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.