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Skipjack tuna nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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
0 (low)
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 )
Calories
132
93% Protein
92% Vitamin B3
88% Potassium
86% Vitamin B6
82% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Protein than 93% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Protein than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin B3, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.

Skipjack tuna Glycemic index (GI)

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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

0

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Macronutrients chart

29% 2% 63% 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

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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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
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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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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 12% 60% 32% 123% 47% 7% 29% 37% 3% 256% 0%
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%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

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 Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 4% 10% 29% 352% 30% 227% 8% 274% 0%
Vitamin A: 60 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 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%
Vitamin K: 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%

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

0.42% 0.243% 0.403%
Saturated Fat: 0.42 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.243 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g

All nutrients for Skipjack tuna per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 67% 7% 28.21g 10 times more than Broccoli
Fats 2% 72% 1.29g 25.8 times less than Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calories 7% 64% 132kcal 2.8 times more than Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 4% 39% 37mg 3.4 times less than Milk
Iron 20% 46% 1.6mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 10% 24% 44mg 3.2 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 41% 18% 285mg 1.6 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 15% 12% 522mg 3.6 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 73% 47mg 10.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 10% 52% 1.05mg 6 times less than Beef
Copper 12% 48% 0.11mg 1.3 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin C 1% 42% 1mg 53 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 78% 0.04mg 7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 9% 63% 0.12mg 1.1 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 117% 8% 18.76mg 2 times more than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 10% 59% 0.49mg 2.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 75% 14% 0.98mg 8.2 times more than Oat
Folate 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 91% 29% 2.19µg 3.1 times more than Pork
Tryptophan 0% 48% 0.32mg Equal to Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 47% 1.24mg 1.7 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 48% 1.3mg 1.4 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 47% 2.29mg 1.1 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 45% 2.59mg 5.7 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 44% 0.84mg 8.7 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 50% 1.1mg 1.6 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 47% 1.45mg 1.4 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 53% 0.83mg 1.1 times more than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 20% 33% 60mg 6.2 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 2% 71% 0.42g 14 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 77% 0.24g 40.3 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 66% 0.4g 117.1 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. 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

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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