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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +147.2%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Selenium +1772.7%
Contains more Calcium +470.6%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Manganese +317.5%
Equal in Sodium - 385
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49% 6% 225%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 44% 19% 31% 19% 51% 38% 38% 22% 12%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.2%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Contains more Selenium +1772.7%
Contains more Calcium +470.6%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +36.8%
Contains more Potassium +18%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Manganese +317.5%
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" charts 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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 6% 13% 42% 24% 41% 26% 32% 40% 13% 0%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +140.1%
Contains more Fats +24.1%
Contains more Other +33.1%
Contains more Carbs +26.6%
Contains more Water +14.6%
16% 9% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 16.04 g
Fats: 9.26 g
Carbs: 9.41 g
Water: 63.16 g
Other: 2.13 g
7% 7% 12% 72%
Protein: 6.68 g
Fats: 7.46 g
Carbs: 11.91 g
Water: 72.35 g
Other: 1.6 g
Contains more Protein +140.1%
Contains more Fats +24.1%
Contains more Other +33.1%
Contains more Carbs +26.6%
Contains more Water +14.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +366.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.606
18% 34% 48%
Saturated Fat: 1.544 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.122 g
50% 38% 13%
Saturated Fat: 3.446 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.606 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.883 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +366.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 2.606

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Tuna salad Taco salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tuna salad Taco salad Opinion
Net carbs 9.41g 11.91g Taco salad
Protein 16.04g 6.68g Tuna salad
Fats 9.26g 7.46g Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41g 11.91g Taco salad
Calories 187kcal 141kcal Tuna salad
Calcium 17mg 97mg Taco salad
Iron 1mg 1.15mg Taco salad
Magnesium 19mg 26mg Taco salad
Phosphorus 178mg 72mg Tuna salad
Potassium 178mg 210mg Taco salad
Sodium 402mg 385mg Taco salad
Zinc 0.56mg 1.36mg Taco salad
Copper 0.145mg 0.113mg Tuna salad
Manganese 0.04mg 0.167mg Taco salad
Selenium 41.2µg 2.2µg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 97IU 297IU Taco salad
Vitamin A RAE 24µg Tuna salad
Vitamin C 2.2mg 1.8mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.05mg Taco salad
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.18mg Taco salad
Vitamin B3 6.7mg 1.24mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.68mg Taco salad
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.11mg Taco salad
Folate 8µg 42µg Taco salad
Vitamin B12 1.2µg 0.32µg Tuna salad
Choline 23.3mg Taco salad
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.075mg Tuna salad
Threonine 0.701mg 0.254mg Tuna salad
Isoleucine 0.739mg 0.311mg Tuna salad
Leucine 1.293mg 0.549mg Tuna salad
Lysine 1.457mg 0.486mg Tuna salad
Methionine 0.47mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Phenylalanine 0.626mg 0.277mg Tuna salad
Valine 0.824mg 0.343mg Tuna salad
Histidine 0.467mg 0.201mg Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13mg 22mg Tuna salad
Saturated Fat 1.544g 3.446g Tuna salad
Omega-3 - DHA 0.055g Tuna salad
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g Tuna salad
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887g 2.606g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122g 0.883g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tuna salad Taco salad
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Tuna salad
19%
Taco salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Tuna salad
30%
Taco salad

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 is richer in vitamins?
Taco salad
Taco salad 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 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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.