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Skipjack tuna nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Skipjack tuna

Skipjack tuna
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 132
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 3 oz (85 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 11.8 (acidic)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 7% Protein ⓘHigher in Protein content than 93% of foods
TOP 8% Vitamin B3 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B3 content than 92% of foods
TOP 12% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 88% of foods
TOP 14% Vitamin B6 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B6 content than 86% of foods
TOP 18% Phosphorus ⓘHigher in Phosphorus content than 82% of foods

Skipjack tuna calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 132
Calories in 3 oz 112 85 g
Calories in 0.5 fillet 203 154 g

Skipjack tuna Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37% 3% 256%
Calcium: 37 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 1.6 mg of 8 mg 20%
Magnesium: 44 mg of 420 mg 10%
Phosphorus: 285 mg of 700 mg 41%
Potassium: 522 mg of 3,400 mg 15%
Sodium: 47 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 1.05 mg of 11 mg 10%
Copper: 0.11 mg of 1 mg 12%
Manganese: 0.019 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 46.8 µg of 55 µg 85%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
522 mg
TOP 12%
Phosphorus
285 mg
TOP 18%
Selenium
46.8 µg
TOP 22%
Magnesium
44 mg
TOP 24%
Calcium
37 mg
TOP 39%
Iron
1.6 mg
TOP 46%
Copper
0.11 mg
TOP 48%
Zinc
1.05 mg
TOP 52%
Sodium
47 mg
TOP 73%
Manganese
0.019 mg
TOP 78%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 60 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.038 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.122 mg of 1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3: 18.756 mg of 16 mg 117%
Vitamin B5: 0.485 mg of 5 mg 10%
Vitamin B6: 0.981 mg of 1 mg 75%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 2.19 µg of 2 µg 91%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B3
18.756 mg
TOP 8%
Vitamin B6
0.981 mg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B12
2.19 µg
TOP 29%
Vitamin C
1 mg
TOP 42%
Vitamin A
60 IU
TOP 47%
Vitamin B5
0.485 mg
TOP 59%
Folate
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B2
0.122 mg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B1
0.038 mg
TOP 78%

Macronutrients chart

28% 2% 61% 9%
Protein:
Daily Value: 56%
28.21 g of 50 g
56%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.29 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
62.28 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
8.22 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 339% 354% 279% 252% 370% 239% 189% 240% 356%
Tryptophan: 316 mg of 280 mg 113%
Threonine: 1237 mg of 1,050 mg 118%
Isoleucine: 1300 mg of 1,400 mg 93%
Leucine: 2293 mg of 2,730 mg 84%
Lysine: 2590 mg of 2,100 mg 123%
Methionine: 835 mg of 1,050 mg 80%
Phenylalanine: 1101 mg of 1,750 mg 63%
Valine: 1453 mg of 1,820 mg 80%
Histidine: 830 mg of 700 mg 119%

Fat type information

39% 23% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.243 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g

All nutrients for Skipjack tuna per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 132kcal 7% 64% 2.8 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 28.21g 67% 7% 10 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 1.29g 2% 72% 25.8 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 1mg 1% 42% 53 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 60mg 20% 33% 6.2 times less than EggEgg
Iron 1.6mg 20% 46% 1.6 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 37mg 4% 39% 3.4 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 522mg 15% 12% 3.6 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 44mg 10% 24% 3.2 times less than AlmondAlmond
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.11mg 12% 48% 1.3 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.05mg 10% 52% 6 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 285mg 41% 18% 1.6 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 47mg 2% 73% 10.4 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 60IU 1% 47% 278.4 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 18µg 2% 44%
Selenium 46.8µg 85% 22%
Manganese 0.02mg 1% 78%
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 3% 78% 7 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 9% 63% 1.1 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 18.76mg 117% 8% 2 times more than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.49mg 10% 59% 2.3 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.98mg 75% 14% 8.2 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 2.19µg 91% 29% 3.1 times more than PorkPork
Folate 10µg 3% 62% 6.1 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.42g 2% 71% 14 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Monounsaturated Fat 0.24g N/A 77% 40.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.4g N/A 66% 117.1 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.32mg 0% 48% Equal to Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 1.24mg 0% 47% 1.7 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 1.3mg 0% 48% 1.4 times more than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 2.29mg 0% 47% 1.1 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 2.59mg 0% 45% 5.7 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.84mg 0% 44% 8.7 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0% 50% 1.6 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.45mg 0% 47% 1.4 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.83mg 0% 53% 1.1 times more than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.09g N/A 34% 7.6 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.24g N/A 34% 6.2 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g N/A 39% 10 times less than SalmonSalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 132
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
20%
Cholesterol 60mg
2%
Sodium 47mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 37mg 4%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 522mg 15%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Skipjack tuna nutrition infographic

Skipjack tuna nutrition infographic
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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. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172005/nutrients

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