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Oyster vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Oyster and Shark

  • Oyster has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B2, however Shark is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 788% more than Shark.
  • Oyster has 130 times more Copper than Shark. While Oyster has 4.294mg of Copper, Shark has only 0.033mg.
  • Shark has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried 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
Oyster
6
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2
Shark
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 261% 42% 69% 22% 55% 2377% 1432%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%

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
Oyster
6
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6
Shark
Contains more Vitamin A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 19% 0% 0% 13% 38% 47% 31% 17% 15% 24% 1954% 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 A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oyster Shark Opinion
Net carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Protein 8.77g 20.98g Shark
Fats 12.58g 4.51g Oyster
Carbs 11.62g 0g Oyster
Calories 199kcal 130kcal Oyster
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Oyster
Fiber g 0g Shark
Calcium 62mg 34mg Oyster
Iron 6.95mg 0.84mg Oyster
Magnesium 58mg 49mg Oyster
Phosphorus 159mg 210mg Shark
Potassium 244mg 160mg Oyster
Sodium 417mg 79mg Shark
Zinc 87.13mg 0.43mg Oyster
Copper 4.294mg 0.033mg Oyster
Vitamin A 302IU 233IU Oyster
Vitamin E mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D IU 24IU Shark
Vitamin D µg 0.6µg Shark
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Oyster
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.042mg Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.202mg 0.062mg Oyster
Vitamin B3 1.65mg 2.938mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.27mg 0.695mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.064mg 0.4mg Shark
Folate 31µg 3µg Oyster
Vitamin B12 15.63µg 1.49µg Oyster
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.105mg 0.235mg Shark
Threonine 0.365mg 0.92mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.396mg 0.967mg Shark
Leucine 0.638mg 1.705mg Shark
Lysine 0.582mg 1.926mg Shark
Methionine 0.199mg 0.621mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.352mg 0.819mg Shark
Valine 0.409mg 1.081mg Shark
Histidine 0.175mg 0.618mg Shark
Cholesterol 71mg 51mg Shark
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.197g 0.925g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 4.702g 1.808g Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 3.313g 1.195g Oyster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oyster 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
179
Oyster
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
534
Oyster
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
53%
Oyster
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
12%
Oyster
0%
Shark
Fats
58%
Oyster
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 338mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/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.