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Nutritional Profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 41 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Canned Tuna (Oil Pack).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks quite high (Top 100) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks well (Top 250) for two additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Finfish and Shellfish Products) shows that it ranks great (Top 10) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for two additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

8.2%
29.1%
59.8%
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

1.5%
3%
2.9%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

In food category: Finfish and Shellfish Products

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
3 g
836.3 mg
133
1353
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
2.9 g
816.5 mg
80
928
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.5 g
433.7 mg
152
1605
Total Lipid (Fat)
8.2 g
2.3 g
97
930
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
27 mg
7.7 mg
236
1123
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1.4 g
402.6 mg
82
1155
Stearic Acid (18:0)
92 mg
26.1 mg
301
1599
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
2.8 g
805.1 mg
90
1325
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
83 mg
23.5 mg
257
900
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
27 mg
7.7 mg
231
447
Polyunsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
101 mg
28.6 mg
273
322
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
27 mg
7.7 mg
270
310
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
2.7 g
759.8 mg
29
868
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
74 mg
21 mg
188
882
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
29.1 g
8.2 g
23
160
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
5 µg
1.4 µg
57
450
Folate, food
5 µg
1.4 µg
44
284
Folate, total
5 µg
1.4 µg
48
389
Niacin
12.4 mg
3.5 mg
16
127
Riboflavin
120 µg
34 µg
148
691
Thiamin
38 µg
10.8 µg
183
846
Vitamin B12
2.2 µg
0.6 µg
191
508
Vitamin B6
110 µg
31.2 µg
268
871
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
870 µg
246.6 µg
156
556
Phylloquinone
44 µg
12.5 µg
2
509
Retinol
23 µg
6.5 µg
113
458
Vitamin A, RAE
23 µg
6.5 µg
114
690
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
6.7 µg
1.9 µg
80
95
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
13 mg
3.7 mg
115
537
Copper, Cu
71 µg
20.1 µg
188
778
Iron, Fe
1.4 mg
394.1 µg
112
782
Magnesium, Mg
31 mg
8.8 mg
60
307
Phosphorus, P
311 mg
88.2 mg
70
353
Potassium, K
207 mg
58.7 mg
256
691
Selenium, Se
76 µg
21.5 µg
26
83
Sodium, Na
416 mg
117.9 mg
129
733
Zinc, Zn
900 µg
255.1 µg
134
824
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
18 mg
5.1 mg
150
363
Choline
29.3 mg
8.3 mg
202
863
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
59.8 g
17 g
209
1357
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
198 kcal
56.1 kcal
71
490
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of canned tuna (oil pack) with 41 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Canned Tuna (Oil Pack)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cup, Solid Or Chunks, Drained146.0 g5.1 oz
1 Can (6.5 Oz), Drained160.0 g5.6 oz
1 Can (13 Oz), Drained321.0 g11.3 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of canned tuna (oil pack)

27 Similar Finfish or Shellfish Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar finfish and shellfish products below by clicking on their names.

Similar Finfish and Shellfish Products 1 - 27

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Bluefin TunaNo of
Nutrients
63
68
Light TunaNo of
Nutrients
(Canned In Oil, Drained Solids)
71
(Canned In Water, Drained Solids, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)
107
(Without Salt, Canned In Oil, Drained Solids)
59
(Without Salt, Canned In Water, Drained Solids)
62
Skipjack TunaNo of
Nutrients
64
64
TunaNo of
Nutrients
(Coated, Fat Not Added)
55
(Coated, Made With Fat)
55
48
(Made Without Fat)
48
(Unspecified If Oil Or Water Pack)
47
(Water Pack)
47
(Unspecified Cooking Method)
48
45
52
45
47
45
Tuna SaladNo of
Nutrients
62
White TunaNo of
Nutrients
(Canned In Oil, Drained Solids)
70
(Canned In Water, Drained Solids)
73
(Without Salt, Canned In Oil, Drained Solids)
49
(Without Salt, Canned In Water, Drained Solids)
64
Yellowfin TunaNo of
Nutrients
83
95
Figure 5. Similar finfish and shellfish products 1 to 27.

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