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Tuna salad nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Fish, tuna salad
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Tuna salad

Tuna salad
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
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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.
10 (acidic )
Calories
187
80% Polyunsaturated fat
80% Vitamin B3
76% Selenium
74% Sodium
68% Protein
Explanation: The given food contains more Polyunsaturated fat than 80% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Polyunsaturated fat than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Sodium, and Protein.

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Macronutrients chart

17% 10% 10% 64% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 32%
16.04 g of 50 g
32%
Fats:
Daily Value: 14%
9.26 g of 65 g
14%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
9.41 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
63.16 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
2.13 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Amount Per 100g
Calories 187
% Daily Value*
14%
Total Fat 9g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
4%
Cholesterol 13mg
17%
Sodium 402mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 17mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 178mg 5%

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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 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49% 6% 225% 0%
Calcium: 17 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1 mg of 8 mg 13%
Magnesium: 19 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 178 mg of 700 mg 25%
Potassium: 178 mg of 3,400 mg 5%
Sodium: 402 mg of 2,300 mg 17%
Zinc: 0.56 mg of 11 mg 5%
Copper: 0.145 mg of 1 mg 16%
Manganese: 0.04 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 41.2 µg of 55 µg 75%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
41.2 µg
TOP 24%
Sodium
402 mg
TOP 26%
Copper
0.145 mg
TOP 38%
Phosphorus
178 mg
TOP 45%
Calcium
17 mg
TOP 59%
Iron
1 mg
TOP 60%
Magnesium
19 mg
TOP 64%
Potassium
178 mg
TOP 65%
Zinc
0.56 mg
TOP 67%
Manganese
0.04 mg
TOP 68%

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 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Vitamin A: 97 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 2.2 mg of 90 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 0.031 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.07 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 6.7 mg of 16 mg 42%
Vitamin B5: 0.26 mg of 5 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.081 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 8 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 1.2 µg of 2 µg 50%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B3
6.7 mg
TOP 20%
Vitamin C
2.2 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B12
1.2 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin A
97 IU
TOP 43%
Folate
8 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B6
0.081 mg
TOP 69%
Vitamin B2
0.07 mg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B5
0.26 mg
TOP 77%
Vitamin B1
0.031 mg
TOP 81%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 193% 201% 159% 143% 209% 135% 108% 136% 201%
Tryptophan: 180 mg of 280 mg 64%
Threonine: 701 mg of 1,050 mg 67%
Isoleucine: 739 mg of 1,400 mg 53%
Leucine: 1293 mg of 2,730 mg 47%
Lysine: 1457 mg of 2,100 mg 69%
Methionine: 470 mg of 1,050 mg 45%
Phenylalanine: 626 mg of 1,750 mg 36%
Valine: 824 mg of 1,820 mg 45%
Histidine: 467 mg of 700 mg 67%

Fat type information

1.544% 2.887% 4.122%
Saturated Fat: 1.544 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.122 g

All nutrients for Tuna salad per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 38% 32% 16.04g 5.7 times more than Broccoli
Fats 14% 36% 9.26g 3.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 3% 50% 9.41g 3 times less than Rice
Calories 9% 51% 187kcal 4 times more than Orange
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 2% 59% 17mg 7.4 times less than Milk
Iron 13% 60% 1mg 2.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 5% 64% 19mg 7.4 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 25% 45% 178mg Equal to Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 65% 178mg 1.2 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 17% 26% 402mg 1.2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 5% 67% 0.56mg 11.3 times less than Beef
Copper 16% 38% 0.15mg Equal to Shiitake
Vitamin C 2% 35% 2.2mg 24.1 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 81% 0.03mg 8.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 5% 75% 0.07mg 1.9 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 42% 20% 6.7mg 1.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 77% 0.26mg 4.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 6% 69% 0.08mg 1.5 times less than Oat
Folate 2% 68% 8µg 7.6 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 50% 39% 1.2µg 1.7 times more than Pork
Tryptophan 0% 68% 0.18mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 69% 0.7mg Equal to Beef
Isoleucine 0% 69% 0.74mg 1.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 69% 1.29mg 1.9 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 67% 1.46mg 3.2 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 66% 0.47mg 4.9 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 71% 0.63mg 1.1 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 69% 0.82mg 2.5 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 69% 0.47mg 1.6 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 4% 46% 13mg 28.7 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 8% 53% 1.54g 3.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 45% 2.89g 3.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 20% 4.12g 11.4 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/175160/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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