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Tuna vs Lamb and mutton - 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
4
:
Contains more Magnesium +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Iron +43.5%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Zinc +479.2%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Copper - 0.119
Contains more Magnesium +178.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Iron +43.5%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Zinc +479.2%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Copper - 0.119

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.7%

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
29
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
30
Tuna
32
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
29%
Tuna
97%
Lamb and mutton

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Lamb and mutton
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.218g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is cheaper (difference - $4.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Lamb and mutton Opinion
Calories 184 294 Lamb and mutton
Protein 29.91 24.52 Tuna
Fats 6.28 20.94 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 97 Tuna
Vitamin D 2 Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.31 1.88 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 10 17 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 323 310 Tuna
Magnesium 64 23 Tuna
Sugars 0 Lamb and mutton
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.119 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 0.77 4.46 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 326 188 Tuna
Sodium 50 72 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 0 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.14 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.1 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.25 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 6.66 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.66 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.13 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 2.55 Tuna
Vitamin K 4.6 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 8.83 Tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 8.82 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 1.51 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.287 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 1.05 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 1.183 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.908 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 2.166 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.629 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.998 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.323 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.777 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.