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Lingcod vs. Shark — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lingcod and Shark

  • Lingcod is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Potassium, and Phosphorus, yet Shark is higher in Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Lingcod covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 123% more than Shark.
  • Lingcod contains 4 times more Potassium than Shark. While Lingcod contains 560mg of Potassium, Shark contains only 155mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lingcod is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, lingcod, 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.
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Shark
Contains more Phosphorus +33%
Contains more Potassium +261.3%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Manganese +92.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 16% 24% 111% 50% 10% 16% 12% 4% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 42% 31% 84% 14% 16% 14% 14% 7% 186%
Contains more Phosphorus +33%
Contains more Potassium +261.3%
Contains less Sodium -37.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.8%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Manganese +92.3%

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 B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +243%
Contains more Vitamin A +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Folate +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 0% 9% 33% 44% 52% 80% 8% 519% 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 B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +243%
Contains more Vitamin A +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Folate +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Shark
Contains more Protein +21.6%
Contains more Water +25.9%
Contains more Fats +916.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +237.5%
23% 76%
Protein: 22.64 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.68 g
Other: 0.32 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 +21.6%
Contains more Water +25.9%
Contains more Fats +916.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +237.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Shark
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1227.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +866.3%
24% 41% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.255 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.447 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.383 g
25% 46% 29%
Saturated Fat: 3.205 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.935 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.701 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1227.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +866.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lingcod Shark Opinion
Net carbs 0g 6.39g Shark
Protein 22.64g 18.62g Lingcod
Fats 1.36g 13.82g Shark
Carbs 0g 6.39g Shark
Calories 109kcal 228kcal Shark
Calcium 18mg 50mg Shark
Iron 0.41mg 1.11mg Shark
Magnesium 33mg 43mg Shark
Phosphorus 258mg 194mg Lingcod
Potassium 560mg 155mg Lingcod
Sodium 76mg 122mg Lingcod
Zinc 0.58mg 0.48mg Lingcod
Copper 0.035mg 0.042mg Shark
Manganese 0.026mg 0.05mg Shark
Selenium 46.8µg 34µg Lingcod
Vitamin A 58IU 180IU Shark
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 54µg Shark
Vitamin B1 0.035mg 0.072mg Shark
Vitamin B2 0.139mg 0.097mg Lingcod
Vitamin B3 2.314mg 2.783mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.865mg 0.62mg Lingcod
Vitamin B6 0.346mg 0.3mg Lingcod
Folate 10µg 15µg Shark
Vitamin B12 4.15µg 1.21µg Lingcod
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.212mg Lingcod
Threonine 0.993mg 0.843mg Lingcod
Isoleucine 1.043mg 0.867mg Lingcod
Leucine 1.84mg 1.515mg Lingcod
Lysine 2.079mg 1.634mg Lingcod
Methionine 0.67mg 0.541mg Lingcod
Phenylalanine 0.884mg 0.75mg Lingcod
Valine 1.166mg 0.965mg Lingcod
Histidine 0.667mg 0.538mg Lingcod
Cholesterol 67mg 59mg Shark
Saturated Fat 0.255g 3.205g Lingcod
Omega-3 - DHA 0.13g 0.431g Shark
Omega-3 - EPA 0.133g 0.258g Shark
Omega-3 - DPA 0.018g 0.089g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 0.447g 5.935g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.383g 3.701g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lingcod 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
57%
Lingcod
29%
Shark
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Lingcod
42%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lingcod
Lingcod contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lingcod
Lingcod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.95g)
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 ($)
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

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. Lingcod - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174235/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.