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Tuna salad vs Taco salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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 Folic acid (B9) +∞%
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 Folic acid (B9) +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Tuna salad
13
Taco salad
Mineral Summary Score
23
Tuna salad
25
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 the 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 at 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 Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad Taco salad
Low Calories diet ok
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
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
Sugars
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
Folic acid (B9) 0 22 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
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.