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Pacific saury vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pacific saury and Shark?

  • Pacific saury is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, and Manganese, yet Shark is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E .
  • Shark's daily need coverage for Selenium is 43% more.
  • Pacific saury has 16 times more Manganese than Shark. While Pacific saury has 0.24mg of Manganese, Shark has only 0.015mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pacific saury is lower.

We used Fish, pike, northern, raw and Fish, shark, mixed species, raw types 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
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 210
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 210

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 D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.695
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 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 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 D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.062
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.695
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.
Pacific saury Shark
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Pacific saury Shark Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 19.26g 20.98g Shark
Fats 0.69g 4.51g Shark
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 88kcal 130kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 57mg 34mg Pacific saury
Iron 0.55mg 0.84mg Shark
Magnesium 31mg 49mg Shark
Phosphorus 220mg 210mg Pacific saury
Potassium 259mg 160mg Pacific saury
Sodium 39mg 79mg Pacific saury
Zinc 0.67mg 0.43mg Pacific saury
Copper 0.051mg 0.033mg Pacific saury
Vitamin A 70IU 233IU Shark
Vitamin E 0.2mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D 99IU 24IU Pacific saury
Vitamin D 2.5µg 0.6µg Pacific saury
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.042mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.063mg 0.062mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B3 2.3mg 2.938mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.695mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.117mg 0.4mg Shark
Folate 15µg 3µg Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 2µg 1.49µg Pacific saury
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.216mg 0.235mg Shark
Threonine 0.844mg 0.92mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.887mg 0.967mg Shark
Leucine 1.565mg 1.705mg Shark
Lysine 1.768mg 1.926mg Shark
Methionine 0.57mg 0.621mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.819mg Shark
Valine 0.992mg 1.081mg Shark
Histidine 0.567mg 0.618mg Shark
Cholesterol 39mg 51mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.925g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 0.157g 1.808g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 0.202g 1.195g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pacific saury 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
42
Pacific saury
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pacific saury
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
116%
Pacific saury
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
0%
Pacific saury
0%
Shark
Fats
3%
Pacific saury
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.807g)
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 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

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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.