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Shark vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod
Cod contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.794g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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.
Shark Cod
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
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
Shark Cod
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
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
19
Cod

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
5
:
3
Cod
Contains more Iron +121.1%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.1%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -31.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.45
Equal in Phosphorus - 203
Contains more Iron +121.1%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +53.1%
Contains more Copper +17.9%
Contains more Potassium +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -31.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.45
Equal in Phosphorus - 203

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
5
:
5
Cod
Contains more Vitamin A +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21914.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.065
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21914.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.065
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
126%
Shark
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Cod
Fats
21%
Shark
3%
Cod

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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 Cod Opinion
Calories 130 82 Shark
Protein 20.98 17.81 Shark
Fats 4.51 0.67 Shark
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 43 Cod
Vitamin D 24 36 Cod
Iron 0.84 0.38 Shark
Calcium 34 16 Shark
Potassium 160 413 Cod
Magnesium 49 32 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.028 Shark
Zinc 0.43 0.45 Cod
Starch
Phosphorus 210 203 Shark
Sodium 79 54 Cod
Vitamin A 233 40 Shark
Vitamin E 1 0.64 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 0.9 Cod
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.076 Cod
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.065 Cod
Vitamin B3 2.938 2.063 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.245 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.49 0.91 Shark
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 0.094 Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 0.231 Shark
Tryptophan 0.235 0.199 Shark
Threonine 0.92 0.781 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 0.821 Shark
Leucine 1.705 1.447 Shark
Lysine 1.926 1.635 Shark
Methionine 0.621 0.527 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 0.695 Shark
Valine 1.081 0.917 Shark
Histidine 0.618 0.524 Shark
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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