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Haddock vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Haddock and Shark different?

  • Haddock is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, however Shark is richer in Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Haddock is 27% higher.
  • Haddock contains 3 times more Sodium than Shark. While Haddock contains 261mg of Sodium, Shark contains only 79mg.

Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat and Fish, shark, mixed species, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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Shark
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.4%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.7%
Contains more Copper +26.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.4%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.7%
Contains more Copper +26.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.43

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 B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43%
Contains more Vitamin A +275.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 1%
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 B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43%
Contains more Vitamin A +275.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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.
Haddock Shark
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Haddock Shark Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.99g 20.98g Shark
Fats 0.55g 4.51g Shark
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 90kcal 130kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 34mg Shark
Iron 0.21mg 0.84mg Shark
Magnesium 26mg 49mg Shark
Phosphorus 278mg 210mg Haddock
Potassium 351mg 160mg Haddock
Sodium 261mg 79mg Shark
Zinc 0.4mg 0.43mg Shark
Copper 0.026mg 0.033mg Shark
Vitamin A 62IU 233IU Shark
Vitamin E 0.55mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D 23IU 24IU Shark
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.042mg Shark
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.062mg Haddock
Vitamin B3 4.119mg 2.938mg Haddock
Vitamin B5 0.494mg 0.695mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.327mg 0.4mg Shark
Folate 13µg 3µg Haddock
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 1.49µg Haddock
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.26mg 0.235mg Haddock
Threonine 1.015mg 0.92mg Haddock
Isoleucine 1.067mg 0.967mg Haddock
Leucine 1.882mg 1.705mg Haddock
Lysine 2.126mg 1.926mg Haddock
Methionine 0.686mg 0.621mg Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.904mg 0.819mg Haddock
Valine 1.193mg 1.081mg Haddock
Histidine 0.682mg 0.618mg Haddock
Cholesterol 66mg 51mg Shark
Trans Fat 0.005g g Shark
Saturated Fat 0.111g 0.925g Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 1.808g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.204g 1.195g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Haddock Shark
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
43
Haddock
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
29
Haddock
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
120%
Haddock
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Haddock
0%
Shark
Fats
3%
Haddock
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 182mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $16)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.814g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/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.