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Shark vs Halibut - 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?
?
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 Halibut
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
Shark Halibut
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
22
Shark
84
Halibut
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
16
Halibut

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
7
:
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.03
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 80
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +1033.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28%
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.03
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 80

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
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin D +4470.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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%
Contains more Vitamin D +4470.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
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
86%
Halibut
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Halibut
Fats
21%
Shark
64%
Halibut

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