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Swordfish vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Swordfish
Swordfish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.986g)
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 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.
Swordfish Shark
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
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
Swordfish 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
75
Swordfish
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
26
Swordfish
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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4
Shark
Contains more Potassium +211.9%
Contains more Copper +39.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains less Sodium -18.6%
Contains more Potassium +211.9%
Contains more Copper +39.4%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains less Sodium -18.6%

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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2
Shark
Contains more Vitamin D +2675%
Contains more Vitamin E +141%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.49
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin D +2675%
Contains more Vitamin E +141%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.49
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
141%
Swordfish
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Swordfish
0%
Shark
Fats
37%
Swordfish
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 Swordfish Shark Opinion
Calories 172 130 Swordfish
Protein 23.45 20.98 Swordfish
Fats 7.93 4.51 Swordfish
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 51 Shark
Vitamin D 666 24 Swordfish
Iron 0.45 0.84 Shark
Calcium 6 34 Shark
Potassium 499 160 Swordfish
Magnesium 35 49 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.046 0.033 Swordfish
Zinc 0.78 0.43 Swordfish
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Phosphorus 304 210 Swordfish
Sodium 97 79 Shark
Vitamin A 129 233 Shark
Vitamin E 2.41 1 Swordfish
Vitamin D 16.6 0.6 Swordfish
Vitamin B1 0.089 0.042 Swordfish
Vitamin B2 0.063 0.062 Swordfish
Vitamin B3 9.254 2.938 Swordfish
Vitamin B5 0.417 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.615 0.4 Swordfish
Vitamin B12 1.62 1.49 Swordfish
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.056 Shark
Saturated Fat 1.911 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 3.544 1.808 Swordfish
Polyunsaturated fat 1.368 1.195 Swordfish
Tryptophan 0.265 0.235 Swordfish
Threonine 1.035 0.92 Swordfish
Isoleucine 1.088 0.967 Swordfish
Leucine 1.919 1.705 Swordfish
Lysine 2.168 1.926 Swordfish
Methionine 0.699 0.621 Swordfish
Phenylalanine 0.922 0.819 Swordfish
Valine 1.216 1.081 Swordfish
Histidine 0.695 0.618 Swordfish
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