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Skipjack tuna vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.505g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skipjack tuna
Skipjack tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $8)
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.
Skipjack tuna Shark
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
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
Skipjack tuna Shark
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
49
Skipjack tuna
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
31
Skipjack tuna
20
Shark

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
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Shark
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Potassium +226.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Equal in Calcium - 34
Contains more Iron +90.5%
Contains more Potassium +226.3%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -40.5%
Contains more Magnesium +11.4%
Equal in Calcium - 34

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
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6
Shark
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +538.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +47%
Contains more Vitamin A +288.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +538.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +47%
Contains more Vitamin A +288.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.3%

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
169%
Skipjack tuna
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Skipjack tuna
0%
Shark
Fats
6%
Skipjack tuna
21%
Shark

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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 Skipjack tuna Shark Opinion
Calories 132 130 Skipjack tuna
Protein 28.21 20.98 Skipjack tuna
Fats 1.29 4.51 Shark
Vitamin C 1 0 Skipjack tuna
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 60 51 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 1.6 0.84 Skipjack tuna
Calcium 37 34 Skipjack tuna
Potassium 522 160 Skipjack tuna
Magnesium 44 49 Shark
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.033 Skipjack tuna
Zinc 1.05 0.43 Skipjack tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 285 210 Skipjack tuna
Sodium 47 79 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin A 60 233 Shark
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.038 0.042 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.122 0.062 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B3 18.756 2.938 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B5 0.485 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.981 0.4 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin B12 2.19 1.49 Skipjack tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.42 0.925 Skipjack tuna
Monounsaturated Fat 0.243 1.808 Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.403 1.195 Shark
Tryptophan 0.316 0.235 Skipjack tuna
Threonine 1.237 0.92 Skipjack tuna
Isoleucine 1.3 0.967 Skipjack tuna
Leucine 2.293 1.705 Skipjack tuna
Lysine 2.59 1.926 Skipjack tuna
Methionine 0.835 0.621 Skipjack tuna
Phenylalanine 1.101 0.819 Skipjack tuna
Valine 1.453 1.081 Skipjack tuna
Histidine 0.83 0.618 Skipjack tuna
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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