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Tuna vs Cheese - 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
Tuna
5
:
3
Cheese
Contains more Iron +835.7%
Contains more Potassium +325%
Contains more Magnesium +137%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Zinc +372.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%
Contains more Iron +835.7%
Contains more Potassium +325%
Contains more Magnesium +137%
Contains more Copper +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +7000%
Contains more Zinc +372.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.6%

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
Tuna
6
:
4
Cheese
Contains more Vitamin A +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +858.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17764.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +695.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +889.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +858.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17764.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +695.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +889.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.9%

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
90
Tuna
23
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
67
Cheese

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
179%
Tuna
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
3%
Cheese
Fats
29%
Tuna
154%
Cheese

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 Cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 603mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.255g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Cheese Opinion
Calories 184 404 Cheese
Protein 29.91 22.87 Tuna
Fats 6.28 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.09 Cheese
Cholesterol 49 99 Tuna
Vitamin D 24 Cheese
Iron 1.31 0.14 Tuna
Calcium 10 710 Cheese
Potassium 323 76 Tuna
Magnesium 64 27 Tuna
Sugars 0.48 Cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.03 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 326 455 Cheese
Sodium 50 653 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 1242 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.029 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.428 Cheese
Vitamin B3 10.54 0.059 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.41 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.066 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 1.1 Tuna
Vitamin K 2.4 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Tuna
Saturated Fat 1.612 18.867 Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 1.421 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 1.311 1.044 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 1.206 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.939 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.025 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.547 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 1.074 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.404 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.547 Tuna
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
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