Tuna vs Egg: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Tuna - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Egg - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is More Calories in Tuna

At first glance, you can see that in tuna is just a little more calories than in egg.

Tuna has 144 kcal per 100g and egg 143 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 1%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in tuna cames from protein and in egg from fat.

See tables below to compare tuna with egg in details.

Fact 2: Tuna And Egg Nutrition Difference

Egg vs Tuna: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gTunaEgg
Calories144 143
Fat4.9 g9.51 g
Protein23.33 g12.56 g
Water68.09 g76.15 g
Calcium8 mg56 mg
Iron1.02 mg1.75 mg
Magnessium50 mg12 mg
Phosphorus5.7 mg0.3 mg
Potassium252 mg138 mg
Sodium39 mg142 mg
Zink5.7 mg0.3 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.241 mg0.04 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.251 mg0.457 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)8.654 mg0.075 mg
Vitaminium B60.455 mg0.17 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.002 mg0.047 mg
Vitaminium E1 mg1.05 mg

More protein in tuna

It is aslo easy to see see that in tuna is more protein than in egg.

There is 12.56g per 100g of egg and 23.33g per 100g of tuna so using simple math we can see that difference is about 86%.

Less fat in tuna

In tuna is less fats than in egg.

The tables above show us that there is 9.51g/100g of fats in egg and 4.9g/100g in tuna. In this case difference is about 94%.

Tuna

144kcal
  • Calories144
  • Fat4.9 g
  • Protein23.33 g
  • Water68.09 g
Tuna calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup | cup of canned fish | steak

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 68% PROTEIN
  • 32% FAT

Egg

143kcal
  • Calories143
  • Fat9.51 g
  • Protein12.56 g
  • Water76.15 g
Egg calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 2% CARBS
  • 36% PROTEIN
  • 62% FAT

Vitamins: egg vs tuna

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine): tuna 503% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): egg 82% more than tuna
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): tuna 11439% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B6: tuna 168% more than egg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): egg 2250% more than tuna
  • Vitaminium E: egg 5% more than tuna

Minerals: tuna vs egg

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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