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Squid as food vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Squid as food
Squid as food contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.689g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Squid as food
Squid as food is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Squid as food
Squid as food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 173mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 665mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Squid as food Shark
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Squid as food Shark
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
63
Squid as food
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
103
Squid as food
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 +1190.5%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Potassium +298.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +2924.2%
Contains more Zinc +704.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Iron +1190.5%
Contains more Calcium +429.4%
Contains more Potassium +298.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.4%
Contains more Copper +2924.2%
Contains more Zinc +704.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +176.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2688.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +262.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2688.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +262.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +147.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%

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
195%
Squid as food
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
2%
Squid as food
0%
Shark
Fats
6%
Squid as food
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 Squid as food Shark Opinion
Calories 158 130 Squid as food
Protein 32.48 20.98 Squid as food
Fats 1.4 4.51 Shark
Vitamin C 8.5 0 Squid as food
Carbs 1.64 0 Squid as food
Cholesterol 224 51 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 10.84 0.84 Squid as food
Calcium 180 34 Squid as food
Potassium 637 160 Squid as food
Magnesium 60 49 Squid as food
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.998 0.033 Squid as food
Zinc 3.46 0.43 Squid as food
Starch
Phosphorus 580 210 Squid as food
Sodium 744 79 Shark
Vitamin A 675 233 Squid as food
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.042 Shark
Vitamin B2 1.729 0.062 Squid as food
Vitamin B3 2.189 2.938 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.695 Squid as food
Vitamin B6 0.27 0.4 Shark
Vitamin B12 5.4 1.49 Squid as food
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.236 0.925 Squid as food
Monounsaturated Fat 0.162 1.808 Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.268 1.195 Shark
Tryptophan 0.364 0.235 Squid as food
Threonine 1.398 0.92 Squid as food
Isoleucine 1.414 0.967 Squid as food
Leucine 2.287 1.705 Squid as food
Lysine 2.427 1.926 Squid as food
Methionine 0.733 0.621 Squid as food
Phenylalanine 1.164 0.819 Squid as food
Valine 1.419 1.081 Squid as food
Histidine 0.624 0.618 Squid as food
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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