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Tuna vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna
Tuna is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tuna
Tuna contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tuna
Tuna is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.687g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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 Shark
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
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
90
Tuna
22
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
30
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
Tuna
7
:
1
Shark
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Potassium +101.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.6%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Potassium +101.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.6%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +79.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Calcium +240%

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
Tuna
7
:
3
Shark
Contains more Vitamin A +981.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +393.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +630.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +981.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +561.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +393.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +630.2%

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
179%
Tuna
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Tuna
0%
Shark
Fats
29%
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 Tuna Shark Opinion
Calories 184 130 Tuna
Protein 29.91 20.98 Tuna
Fats 6.28 4.51 Tuna
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 49 51 Tuna
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 1.31 0.84 Tuna
Calcium 10 34 Shark
Potassium 323 160 Tuna
Magnesium 64 49 Tuna
Sugars 0 Shark
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.11 0.033 Tuna
Zinc 0.77 0.43 Tuna
Starch
Phosphorus 326 210 Tuna
Sodium 50 79 Tuna
Vitamin A 2520 233 Tuna
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.278 0.042 Tuna
Vitamin B2 0.306 0.062 Tuna
Vitamin B3 10.54 2.938 Tuna
Vitamin B5 1.37 0.695 Tuna
Vitamin B6 0.525 0.4 Tuna
Vitamin B12 10.88 1.49 Tuna
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.612 0.925 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 2.053 1.808 Tuna
Polyunsaturated fat 1.844 1.195 Tuna
Tryptophan 0.335 0.235 Tuna
Threonine 1.311 0.92 Tuna
Isoleucine 1.378 0.967 Tuna
Leucine 2.431 1.705 Tuna
Lysine 2.747 1.926 Tuna
Methionine 0.885 0.621 Tuna
Phenylalanine 1.168 0.819 Tuna
Valine 1.541 1.081 Tuna
Histidine 0.88 0.618 Tuna
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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