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Sockeye salmon vs Shark - 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?
?
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.
Sockeye salmon Shark
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
Sockeye salmon 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
95
Sockeye salmon
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
25
Sockeye salmon
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 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%
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains less Sodium -14.1%

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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Shark
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
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
159%
Sockeye salmon
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Sockeye salmon
0%
Shark
Fats
26%
Sockeye salmon
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 Sockeye salmon Shark Opinion
Calories 156 130 Sockeye salmon
Protein 26.48 20.98 Sockeye salmon
Fats 5.57 4.51 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 61 51 Shark
Vitamin D 670 24 Sockeye salmon
Iron 0.52 0.84 Shark
Calcium 11 34 Shark
Potassium 436 160 Sockeye salmon
Magnesium 36 49 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.076 0.033 Sockeye salmon
Zinc 0.55 0.43 Sockeye salmon
Starch 0 Sockeye salmon
Phosphorus 305 210 Sockeye salmon
Sodium 92 79 Shark
Vitamin A 193 233 Shark
Vitamin E 0.99 1 Shark
Vitamin D 16.7 0.6 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B1 0.157 0.042 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B2 0.246 0.062 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B3 10.123 2.938 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B5 1.274 0.695 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B6 0.827 0.4 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin B12 4.47 1.49 Sockeye salmon
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.023 Shark
Saturated Fat 0.969 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.864 1.808 Sockeye salmon
Polyunsaturated fat 1.327 1.195 Sockeye salmon
Tryptophan 0.335 0.235 Sockeye salmon
Threonine 1.247 0.92 Sockeye salmon
Isoleucine 1.274 0.967 Sockeye salmon
Leucine 2.185 1.705 Sockeye salmon
Lysine 2.574 1.926 Sockeye salmon
Methionine 0.858 0.621 Sockeye salmon
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.819 Sockeye salmon
Valine 1.461 1.081 Sockeye salmon
Histidine 0.711 0.618 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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