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Shark vs Mackerel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 4371mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.223g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mackerel
Mackerel is relatively richer in vitamins
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?
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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 Mackerel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Mackerel
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
131
Mackerel
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
100
Mackerel

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 less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +203%
Contains more Zinc +155.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +225%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +203%
Contains more Zinc +155.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%

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 A +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110%
Contains more Vitamin D +4091.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +705.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.41
Contains more Vitamin A +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110%
Contains more Vitamin D +4091.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +705.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +7700%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.41

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
111%
Mackerel
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Mackerel
Fats
21%
Shark
116%
Mackerel

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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 Mackerel Opinion
Calories 130 305 Mackerel
Protein 20.98 18.5 Shark
Fats 4.51 25.1 Mackerel
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 95 Shark
Vitamin D 24 1006 Mackerel
Iron 0.84 1.4 Mackerel
Calcium 34 66 Mackerel
Potassium 160 520 Mackerel
Magnesium 49 60 Mackerel
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.1 Mackerel
Zinc 0.43 1.1 Mackerel
Starch
Phosphorus 210 254 Mackerel
Sodium 79 4450 Shark
Vitamin A 233 157 Shark
Vitamin E 1 2.38 Mackerel
Vitamin D 0.6 25.2 Mackerel
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.02 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.19 Mackerel
Vitamin B3 2.938 3.3 Mackerel
Vitamin B5 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.41 Mackerel
Vitamin B12 1.49 12 Mackerel
Vitamin K 0.1 7.8 Mackerel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 7.148 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 8.32 Mackerel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 6.21 Mackerel
Tryptophan 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 Shark
Leucine 1.705 Shark
Lysine 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 Shark
Valine 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.618 Shark
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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