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Roe vs Shark - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Roe and Shark

  • Roe has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Copper, however Shark has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Roe's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 419% more.
  • Roe has 31 times more Folate than Shark. Roe has 92µg of Folate, while Shark has 3µg.
  • Shark is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 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
Roe
4
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4
Shark
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.84
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.84

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
Roe
7
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5
Shark
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1430.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Folate +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +674.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%
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% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 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 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1430.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Folate +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +674.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roe Shark Opinion
Net carbs 1.92g 0g Roe
Protein 28.62g 20.98g Roe
Fats 8.23g 4.51g Roe
Carbs 1.92g 0g Roe
Calories 204kcal 130kcal Roe
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Roe
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 28mg 34mg Shark
Iron 0.77mg 0.84mg Shark
Magnesium 26mg 49mg Shark
Phosphorus 515mg 210mg Roe
Potassium 283mg 160mg Roe
Sodium 117mg 79mg Shark
Zinc 1.28mg 0.43mg Roe
Copper 0.128mg 0.033mg Roe
Vitamin A 303IU 233IU Roe
Vitamin E mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin D IU 24IU Shark
Vitamin D µg 0.6µg Shark
Vitamin C 16.4mg 0mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.277mg 0.042mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.949mg 0.062mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.192mg 2.938mg Shark
Vitamin B5 1.154mg 0.695mg Roe
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.4mg Shark
Folate 92µg 3µg Roe
Vitamin B12 11.54µg 1.49µg Roe
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.375mg 0.235mg Roe
Threonine 1.305mg 0.92mg Roe
Isoleucine 1.465mg 0.967mg Roe
Leucine 2.509mg 1.705mg Roe
Lysine 2.179mg 1.926mg Roe
Methionine 0.71mg 0.621mg Roe
Phenylalanine 1.401mg 0.819mg Roe
Valine 1.676mg 1.081mg Roe
Histidine 0.778mg 0.618mg Roe
Cholesterol 479mg 51mg Shark
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.866g 0.925g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 2.129g 1.808g Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 3.404g 1.195g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roe Shark
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
169
Roe
38
Shark
Mineral Summary Score
49
Roe
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
172%
Roe
126%
Shark
Carbohydrates
2%
Roe
0%
Shark
Fats
38%
Roe
21%
Shark

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 428mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.941g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shark
Shark is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roe
Roe is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.