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Shark vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 323mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.619g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Tuna salad
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Tuna salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
18
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
20
Shark
23
Tuna salad

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 Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +157.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +339.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +157.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +339.4%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
21%
Shark
43%
Tuna salad

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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 Tuna salad Opinion
Calories 130 187 Tuna salad
Protein 20.98 16.04 Shark
Fats 4.51 9.26 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 0 2.2 Tuna salad
Carbs 0 9.41 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 51 13 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 0.84 1 Tuna salad
Calcium 34 17 Shark
Potassium 160 178 Tuna salad
Magnesium 49 19 Shark
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.145 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.43 0.56 Tuna salad
Starch
Phosphorus 210 178 Shark
Sodium 79 402 Shark
Vitamin A 233 97 Shark
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.031 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.07 Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 2.938 6.7 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.695 0.26 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.081 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.49 1.2 Shark
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 1.544 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 2.887 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 4.122 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.235 0.18 Shark
Threonine 0.92 0.701 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 0.739 Shark
Leucine 1.705 1.293 Shark
Lysine 1.926 1.457 Shark
Methionine 0.621 0.47 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 0.626 Shark
Valine 1.081 0.824 Shark
Histidine 0.618 0.467 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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