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Tuna vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tuna and Pacific saury

  • Tuna has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Vitamin B5, however Pacific saury is richer in Manganese.
  • Tuna covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 370% more than Pacific saury.
  • Pacific saury has 36 times less Vitamin A than Tuna. Tuna has 757µg of Vitamin A, while Pacific saury has 21µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat and Fish, pike, northern, raw.

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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
6
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Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +106.5%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains more Calcium +470%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 3% 29% 46% 37% 22% 140% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 19% 95% 6%
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +106.5%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains more Calcium +470%
Contains less Sodium -22%

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 +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +650%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 152% 0% 0% 70% 71% 198% 83% 122% 1361% 0% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 13% 5% 4% 75% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 251% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +379.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +444%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +650%

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
171
Tuna
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
41
Tuna
27
Pacific saury

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
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
29%
Tuna
3%
Pacific saury

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tuna Pacific saury
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 richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.494g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Pacific saury Opinion
Calories 184 88 Tuna
Protein 29.91 19.26 Tuna
Fats 6.28 0.69 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Pacific saury
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 99 Pacific saury
Iron 1.31 0.55 Tuna
Calcium 10 57 Pacific saury
Potassium 323 259 Tuna
Magnesium 64 31 Tuna
Sugars 0 Tuna
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.051 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.67 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 220 Tuna
Sodium 50 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin A 2520 70 Tuna
Vitamin E 0.2 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 2.5 Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.058 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.063 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 2.3 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.75 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.117 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 2 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Pacific saury
Folate 2 15 Pacific saury
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.118 Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 0.157 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 0.202 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.216 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.844 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.887 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.565 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.768 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.57 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.752 Tuna
Valine 1.541 0.992 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.567 Tuna
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tuna - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173707/nutrients
  2. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.