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Gefilte fish vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Gefilte fish and Shark

  • Gefilte fish has more Iron, and Copper, however Shark is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Shark covers your daily Selenium needs 47% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Shark contains 7 times less Sodium than Gefilte fish. Gefilte fish contains 524mg of Sodium, while Shark contains 79mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe and Fish, shark, mixed species, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Zinc +90.7%
Contains more Copper +490.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.8%
Contains more Magnesium +444.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.7%
Contains more Potassium +75.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Zinc +90.7%
Contains more Copper +490.9%
Contains more Calcium +47.8%
Contains more Magnesium +444.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.7%
Contains more Potassium +75.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%

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 B1 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Folate - 3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 20% 18% 0% 11% 15% 56% 42% 93% 3% 187% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Folate - 3

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Gefilte fish Shark
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gefilte fish Shark Opinion
Net carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Protein 9.07g 20.98g Shark
Fats 1.73g 4.51g Shark
Carbs 7.41g 0g Gefilte fish
Calories 84kcal 130kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 23mg 34mg Shark
Iron 2.48mg 0.84mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 9mg 49mg Shark
Phosphorus 73mg 210mg Shark
Potassium 91mg 160mg Shark
Sodium 524mg 79mg Shark
Zinc 0.82mg 0.43mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.195mg 0.033mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 89IU 233IU Shark
Vitamin E mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D IU 24IU Shark
Vitamin D µg 0.6µg Shark
Vitamin C 0.8mg 0mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.042mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.062mg Shark
Vitamin B3 1mg 2.938mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.695mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.4mg Shark
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0.84µg 1.49µg Shark
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.086mg 0.235mg Shark
Threonine 0.488mg 0.92mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.486mg 0.967mg Shark
Leucine 0.81mg 1.705mg Shark
Lysine 0.842mg 1.926mg Shark
Methionine 0.255mg 0.621mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.493mg 0.819mg Shark
Valine 0.548mg 1.081mg Shark
Histidine 0.261mg 0.618mg Shark
Cholesterol 30mg 51mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.412g 0.925g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.824g 1.808g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.285g 1.195g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gefilte fish Shark
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Gefilte fish
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
38
Gefilte fish
27
Shark

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 food.
Protein
54%
Gefilte fish
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
7%
Gefilte fish
0%
Shark
Fats
8%
Gefilte fish
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 445mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.513g)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/nutrients
  2. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173697/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.