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Tuna

Tuna

Description

Tuna (also tunny), is any of several large marine fish akin to the mackerel, in the family Scombridae. It is found in temperate and tropical waters and is moderately high in lipids.

Caloric Content

1
Calories: 216
Protein:48.8 gm
Carbohydrates: 0 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats: .83 gm
Saturated fats: .264 gm
Unsaturated fats:.452 gm
Cholesterol: 104 mg



1. 165 grams (1 can)

Vitamin Content

1 USRDA
Vitamin A:1305000 IU
Thiamine: .08 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2: .19 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .39 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 1.6 6 mcg
Biotin: .8 300 mcg
Niacin: 19 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .32 10 mg
Folic acid: 7.8 400 mcg
Vitamin C: - 60 mg
Vitamin E: - 30 IU



1. 165 grams (1 can)

Mineral Content

1 USRDA
Calcium: 201000 mg
Copper:.018 2 mg
Iron:5.28 18 mg
Magnesium: 49 400 mg
Manganese: - n/a mg
Phosphorus: 3061000 mg
Potassium: 518 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium: 588 n/a mg
Zinc: .73 15 mg



1. 165 grams (1 can)

Amino Acid Content

1
Tryptophan:.546 gm
Threonine:2.14 gm
Isoleucine:2.25 gm
Leucine:3.97 gm
Lysine:4.48 gm
Methionine:1.45 gm
Cysteine:.523 gm
Phenylalanine:1.91 gm
Tyrosine: 1.65 gm
Valine:2.52 gm
Arginine:2.92 gm
Histidine:1.44 gm
Alanine:2.95 gm
Aspartic acid:5 gm
Glutamic acid:7.29 gm
Glycine:2.34 gm
Proline:1.73 gm
Serine:2 gm



1. 165 grams (1 can)

References

Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1990.

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.

 


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