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Tuna salad vs Taco salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tuna salad and Taco salad

  • Tuna salad has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, while Taco salad has more Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Tuna salad's daily need coverage for Selenium is 71% higher.
  • Taco salad contains 5 times less Vitamin B3 than Tuna salad. Tuna salad contains 6.7mg of Vitamin B3, while Taco salad contains 1.24mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Tuna salad is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, tuna salad and Fast foods, taco salad.

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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 +28.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.2%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Calcium +470.6%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Sodium - 385
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 16% 14% 49% 16% 77% 53%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 30% 19% 19% 38% 38% 31% 51%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.2%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Calcium +470.6%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Equal in Sodium - 385

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 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +440.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Folate +425%
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 6% 18% 0% 0% 13% 42% 24% 41% 26% 40% 0% 32%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +440.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +206.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.8%
Contains more Folate +425%

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
20
Taco salad
Mineral Summary Score
33
Tuna salad
33
Taco 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
40%
Taco salad
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
12%
Taco salad
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
34%
Taco salad

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.902g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taco salad
Taco salad contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Taco salad Opinion
Calories 187 141 Tuna salad
Protein 16.04 6.68 Tuna salad
Fats 9.26 7.46 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 2.2 1.8 Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41 11.91 Taco salad
Cholesterol 13 22 Tuna salad
Vitamin D
Iron 1 1.15 Taco salad
Calcium 17 97 Taco salad
Potassium 178 210 Taco salad
Magnesium 19 26 Taco salad
Sugar
Fiber 0 Tuna salad
Copper 0.145 0.113 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56 1.36 Taco salad
Starch
Phosphorus 178 72 Tuna salad
Sodium 402 385 Taco salad
Vitamin A 97 297 Taco salad
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.05 Taco salad
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.18 Taco salad
Vitamin B3 6.7 1.24 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.68 Taco salad
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.11 Taco salad
Vitamin B12 1.2 0.32 Tuna salad
Vitamin K
Folate 8 42 Taco salad
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 3.446 Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 2.606 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 0.883 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.075 Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701 0.254 Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739 0.311 Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293 0.549 Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457 0.486 Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47 0.145 Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626 0.277 Tuna salad
Valine 0.824 0.343 Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467 0.201 Tuna salad
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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

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.