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Oyster vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.272g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 338mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Oyster
Oyster contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Oyster Shark
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Oyster Shark
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
78
Oyster
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
336
Oyster
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
Oyster
6
:
2
Shark
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%

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
Oyster
6
:
6
Shark
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%

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
53%
Oyster
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Shark
Fats
58%
Oyster
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 Oyster Shark Opinion
Calories 199 130 Oyster
Protein 8.77 20.98 Shark
Fats 12.58 4.51 Oyster
Vitamin C 3.8 0 Oyster
Carbs 11.62 0 Oyster
Cholesterol 71 51 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 6.95 0.84 Oyster
Calcium 62 34 Oyster
Potassium 244 160 Oyster
Magnesium 58 49 Oyster
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 Shark
Copper 4.294 0.033 Oyster
Zinc 87.13 0.43 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 159 210 Shark
Sodium 417 79 Shark
Vitamin A 302 233 Oyster
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.042 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.062 Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65 2.938 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.27 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.064 0.4 Shark
Vitamin B12 15.63 1.49 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 17 0 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.197 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702 1.808 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313 1.195 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.105 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.365 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.396 0.967 Shark
Leucine 0.638 1.705 Shark
Lysine 0.582 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.199 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.352 0.819 Shark
Valine 0.409 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.175 0.618 Shark
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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