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Shark vs Chinook salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.289g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $15)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinook salmon
Chinook salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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.
Shark Chinook salmon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Chinook salmon
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
22
Shark
40
Chinook salmon
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
37
Chinook salmon

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
Shark
1
:
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.6%
Contains more Magnesium +149%
Contains more Copper +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Potassium +215.6%
Contains more Magnesium +149%
Contains more Copper +60.6%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.91

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
Shark
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044

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
126%
Shark
154%
Chinook salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Chinook salmon
Fats
21%
Shark
62%
Chinook salmon

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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 Shark Chinook salmon Opinion
Calories 130 231 Chinook salmon
Protein 20.98 25.72 Chinook salmon
Fats 4.51 13.38 Chinook salmon
Vitamin C 0 4.1 Chinook salmon
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 85 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 0.84 0.91 Chinook salmon
Calcium 34 28 Shark
Potassium 160 505 Chinook salmon
Magnesium 49 122 Chinook salmon
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.053 Chinook salmon
Zinc 0.43 0.56 Chinook salmon
Starch
Phosphorus 210 371 Chinook salmon
Sodium 79 60 Chinook salmon
Vitamin A 233 496 Chinook salmon
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.044 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.154 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B3 2.938 10.045 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B5 0.695 0.865 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.462 Chinook salmon
Vitamin B12 1.49 2.87 Chinook salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 3.214 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 5.742 Chinook salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 2.662 Chinook salmon
Tryptophan 0.235 0.288 Chinook salmon
Threonine 0.92 1.127 Chinook salmon
Isoleucine 0.967 1.185 Chinook salmon
Leucine 1.705 2.09 Chinook salmon
Lysine 1.926 2.362 Chinook salmon
Methionine 0.621 0.761 Chinook salmon
Phenylalanine 0.819 1.004 Chinook salmon
Valine 1.081 1.325 Chinook salmon
Histidine 0.618 0.757 Chinook salmon
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