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Atlantic mackerel vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.251g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Atlantic mackerel
Atlantic mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Atlantic mackerel Shark
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Atlantic mackerel Shark
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
106
Atlantic mackerel
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
33
Atlantic mackerel
20
Shark

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Shark
Contains more Iron +86.9%
Contains more Potassium +150.6%
Contains more Magnesium +98%
Contains more Copper +184.8%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Calcium +126.7%
Equal in Sodium - 79
Contains more Iron +86.9%
Contains more Potassium +150.6%
Contains more Magnesium +98%
Contains more Copper +184.8%
Contains more Zinc +118.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Calcium +126.7%
Equal in Sodium - 79

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Shark
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1175.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1175.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
143%
Atlantic mackerel
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Atlantic mackerel
0%
Shark
Fats
82%
Atlantic mackerel
21%
Shark

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Atlantic mackerel Shark Opinion
Calories 262 130 Atlantic mackerel
Protein 23.85 20.98 Atlantic mackerel
Fats 17.81 4.51 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Atlantic mackerel
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 75 51 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 1.57 0.84 Atlantic mackerel
Calcium 15 34 Shark
Potassium 401 160 Atlantic mackerel
Magnesium 97 49 Atlantic mackerel
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.094 0.033 Atlantic mackerel
Zinc 0.94 0.43 Atlantic mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 278 210 Atlantic mackerel
Sodium 83 79 Shark
Vitamin A 180 233 Shark
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.159 0.042 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B2 0.412 0.062 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B3 6.85 2.938 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.99 0.695 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B6 0.46 0.4 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin B12 19 1.49 Atlantic mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.176 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 7.006 1.808 Atlantic mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 1.195 Atlantic mackerel
Tryptophan 0.267 0.235 Atlantic mackerel
Threonine 1.045 0.92 Atlantic mackerel
Isoleucine 1.099 0.967 Atlantic mackerel
Leucine 1.938 1.705 Atlantic mackerel
Lysine 2.19 1.926 Atlantic mackerel
Methionine 0.706 0.621 Atlantic mackerel
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.819 Atlantic mackerel
Valine 1.228 1.081 Atlantic mackerel
Histidine 0.702 0.618 Atlantic mackerel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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