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Drum fish vs. Shark — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Drum fish and Shark

  • Drum fish has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Shark has more Selenium.
  • Drum fish's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 46% higher.
  • Shark contains 18 times less Manganese than Drum fish. Drum fish contains 0.897mg of Manganese, while Shark contains 0.05mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Shark is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, drum, freshwater, cooked, dry heat and Fish, shark, mixed species, cooked, batter-dipped and fried.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains less Sodium -21.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.1%
Contains more Copper +607.1%
Contains more Manganese +1694%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +109.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 99% 32% 13% 24% 99% 117% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 42% 31% 84% 14% 16% 14% 14% 7% 186%
Contains more Calcium +54%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains less Sodium -21.3%
Contains more Zinc +77.1%
Contains more Copper +607.1%
Contains more Manganese +1694%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Selenium +109.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.11

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 180
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.783
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 4% 21% 48% 54% 52% 80% 13% 289% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 0% 18% 23% 53% 38% 70% 12% 152% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin A - 180
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.783

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20.8%
Contains more Water +18.1%
Contains more Fats +118.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +332%
22% 6% 71%
Protein: 22.49 g
Fats: 6.32 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.94 g
Other: 0.25 g
19% 14% 6% 60%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 13.82 g
Carbs: 6.39 g
Water: 60.09 g
Other: 1.08 g
Contains more Protein +20.8%
Contains more Water +18.1%
Contains more Fats +118.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +332%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +150.2%
25% 49% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.434 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.807 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.479 g
25% 46% 29%
Saturated Fat: 3.205 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.935 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.701 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +111.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +150.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Drum fish Shark
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Drum fish Shark Opinion
Net carbs 0g 6.39g Shark
Protein 22.49g 18.62g Drum fish
Fats 6.32g 13.82g Shark
Carbs 0g 6.39g Shark
Calories 153kcal 228kcal Shark
Calcium 77mg 50mg Drum fish
Iron 1.15mg 1.11mg Drum fish
Magnesium 38mg 43mg Shark
Phosphorus 231mg 194mg Drum fish
Potassium 353mg 155mg Drum fish
Sodium 96mg 122mg Drum fish
Zinc 0.85mg 0.48mg Drum fish
Copper 0.297mg 0.042mg Drum fish
Manganese 0.897mg 0.05mg Drum fish
Selenium 16.2µg 34µg Shark
Vitamin A 196IU 180IU Drum fish
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 54µg Drum fish
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Drum fish
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.072mg Drum fish
Vitamin B2 0.207mg 0.097mg Drum fish
Vitamin B3 2.862mg 2.783mg Drum fish
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.62mg Drum fish
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.3mg Drum fish
Folate 17µg 15µg Drum fish
Vitamin B12 2.31µg 1.21µg Drum fish
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.212mg Drum fish
Threonine 0.986mg 0.843mg Drum fish
Isoleucine 1.036mg 0.867mg Drum fish
Leucine 1.828mg 1.515mg Drum fish
Lysine 2.065mg 1.634mg Drum fish
Methionine 0.666mg 0.541mg Drum fish
Phenylalanine 0.878mg 0.75mg Drum fish
Valine 1.159mg 0.965mg Drum fish
Histidine 0.662mg 0.538mg Drum fish
Cholesterol 82mg 59mg Shark
Saturated Fat 1.434g 3.205g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.368g 0.431g Shark
Omega-3 - EPA 0.295g 0.258g Drum fish
Omega-3 - DPA 0.185g 0.089g Drum fish
Monounsaturated Fat 2.807g 5.935g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.479g 3.701g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Drum fish Shark
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Drum fish
29%
Shark
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Drum fish
42%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drum fish
Drum fish contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drum fish
Drum fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.771g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Drum fish
Drum fish is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Drum fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171993/nutrients
  2. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175143/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.