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Tuna salad vs Shark - 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?
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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.
Tuna salad Shark
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
Tuna salad 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
18
Tuna salad
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
23
Tuna salad
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 +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%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +157.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%

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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8
Shark
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%
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%

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
96%
Tuna salad
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
9%
Tuna salad
0%
Shark
Fats
43%
Tuna salad
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 Tuna salad Shark Opinion
Calories 187 130 Tuna salad
Protein 16.04 20.98 Shark
Fats 9.26 4.51 Tuna salad
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Tuna salad
Carbs 9.41 0 Tuna salad
Cholesterol 13 51 Tuna salad
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 1 0.84 Tuna salad
Calcium 17 34 Shark
Potassium 178 160 Tuna salad
Magnesium 19 49 Shark
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.145 0.033 Tuna salad
Zinc 0.56 0.43 Tuna salad
Starch
Phosphorus 178 210 Shark
Sodium 402 79 Shark
Vitamin A 97 233 Shark
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.042 Shark
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.062 Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 6.7 2.938 Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.26 0.695 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.4 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.2 1.49 Shark
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.544 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 2.887 1.808 Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 4.122 1.195 Tuna salad
Tryptophan 0.18 0.235 Shark
Threonine 0.701 0.92 Shark
Isoleucine 0.739 0.967 Shark
Leucine 1.293 1.705 Shark
Lysine 1.457 1.926 Shark
Methionine 0.47 0.621 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.626 0.819 Shark
Valine 0.824 1.081 Shark
Histidine 0.467 0.618 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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