Tuna Nutrition Label

Tuna Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 140kcal (584 kj)
29%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 23.70g
19%
Fat 4.90g
9%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 1.43g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 1.60g
Fatty acids, total saturated 1.26g
Cholesterol (gc) 34.30mg
Sterols -
Iron 1.30mg
7%
Vitamin d 7.20ug
48%
Calcium 16.00mg
2%
Chromium 9.00ug
36%
Sodium 47.00mg
3%
Iodine 30.00ug
20%
Copper 0.15mg
0%
Salt 119.76mg
5%
Selenium 36.00ug
65%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.00mg
7%
Zinc 0.70mg
9%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 4.00ug
167%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 26.00ug
4%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.10mg
9%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.13mg
12%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.46mg
35%
Manganese 0.02mg
1%
Magnesium 33.00mg
11%
Potassium 400.00mg
17%
Fluoride 0.09mg
3%
Phosphorus 230.00mg
33%
Vitamin k 0.20ug
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 17.16mg
123%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 15.00ug
4%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 70.22g
2%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Tuna

What is TUNA?

Tuna is a type of saltwater fish that belongs to the Thunnini tribe. It is popular for its firm and meaty texture, as well as its high protein content. Tuna is known for being a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health, and it is commonly used in various cuisines around the world.

What are the health benefits of tuna?

Tuna is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to promoting heart health and reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, tuna is a good source of high-quality protein, vitamins, and minerals, such as selenium and vitamin D. These nutrients support overall health and provide essential building blocks for the body.

What are the health risks associated with consuming tuna?

Tuna consumption is generally safe, but it is important to be mindful of potential health risks. Tuna can contain mercury, particularly in larger, longer-living species like albacore or bluefin. Pregnant women and young children should limit their consumption of these species due to mercury's potential harm to the developing nervous system. Choosing smaller species of tuna, such as skipjack, and moderating intake can help minimize mercury exposure while still enjoying the nutritional benefits of tuna.

How much tuna should I eat per day?

The FDA recommends consuming no more than 6 ounces of albacore tuna per week due to its higher mercury content. However, you can safely consume up to 12 ounces of light tuna per week. It's important to vary your seafood choices to minimize the risk of excessive mercury consumption.

What are the symptoms of a tuna allergy?

Symptoms of a tuna allergy can include hives, itching, swelling, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis.

Tuna Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Tuna

Fat 32%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 68%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Tuna. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 3%
Methionine 3%
Tyrosine 3%
Proline 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Serine 4%
Threonine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Glycine 5%
Valine 5%
Arginine 6%
Alanine 6%
Leucine 8%
Lysine 10%
Aspartic acid 11%
Glutamic acid 15%

Component Breakdown for Tuna

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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