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Shark vs Sockeye salmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sockeye salmon
Sockeye salmon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $13)
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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Sockeye salmon
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Sockeye 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
95
Sockeye salmon
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
25
Sockeye 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
4
:
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.5%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.5%
Contains more Copper +130.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +2691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.99
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +2691.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +273.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.99
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
159%
Sockeye salmon
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Sockeye salmon
Fats
21%
Shark
26%
Sockeye 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 Sockeye salmon Opinion
Calories 130 156 Sockeye salmon
Protein 20.98 26.48 Sockeye salmon
Fats 4.51 5.57 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 61 Shark
Vitamin D 24 670 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.84 0.52 Shark
Calcium 34 11 Shark
Potassium 160 436 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 49 36 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.076 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.43 0.55 Sockeye salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 210 305 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 79 92 Shark
Vitamin A 233 193 Shark
Vitamin E 1 0.99 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 16.7 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.157 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.246 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 2.938 10.123 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 0.695 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.827 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 1.49 4.47 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Shark
Saturated Fat 0.925 0.969 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 1.864 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 1.327 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.235 0.335 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 0.92 1.247 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 0.967 1.274 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 1.705 2.185 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 1.926 2.574 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.621 0.858 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 0.819 1.086 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.081 1.461 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.618 0.711 Sockeye salmon
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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