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Halibut vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.494g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shark
Shark is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Halibut
Halibut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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.
Halibut Shark
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
84
Halibut
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
16
Halibut
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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7
Shark
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Equal in Copper - 0.033
Equal in Zinc - 0.43
Equal in Sodium - 79
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Equal in Copper - 0.033
Equal in Zinc - 0.43
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
:
5
Shark
Contains more Vitamin D +4470.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +4470.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin A +395.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +37%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +49%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
86%
Halibut
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Halibut
0%
Shark
Fats
64%
Halibut
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 Halibut Shark Opinion
Calories 186 130 Halibut
Protein 14.37 20.98 Shark
Fats 13.84 4.51 Halibut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 46 51 Halibut
Vitamin D 1097 24 Halibut
Iron 0.66 0.84 Shark
Calcium 3 34 Shark
Potassium 268 160 Halibut
Magnesium 26 49 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.033 Shark
Zinc 0.4 0.43 Shark
Starch
Phosphorus 164 210 Shark
Sodium 80 79 Shark
Vitamin A 47 233 Shark
Vitamin E 0.73 1 Shark
Vitamin D 27.4 0.6 Halibut
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.042 Halibut
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.062 Halibut
Vitamin B3 1.5 2.938 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.4 Halibut
Vitamin B12 1 1.49 Shark
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.419 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 8.378 1.808 Halibut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.367 1.195 Halibut
Tryptophan 0.161 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.63 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.662 0.967 Shark
Leucine 1.168 1.705 Shark
Lysine 1.32 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.425 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.561 0.819 Shark
Valine 0.74 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.423 0.618 Shark
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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