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Shark vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shark and Caviar?

  • Caviar is richer than Shark in Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 771% more.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Shark is lower.

We used Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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
Shark
1
:
7
Caviar
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Calcium +708.8%
Contains more Iron +1314.3%
Contains more Magnesium +512.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Zinc +120.9%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Calcium +708.8%
Contains more Iron +1314.3%
Contains more Magnesium +512.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Zinc +120.9%
Contains more Copper +233.3%

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
Shark
2
:
9
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2348.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +288.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +89%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +403.6%
Contains more Folate +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1242.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2348.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +288.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +89%
Contains more Vitamin D +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +403.6%
Contains more Folate +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1242.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Protein 20.98g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 4.51g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Calories 130kcal 264kcal Caviar
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 0.84mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 49mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 210mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 160mg 181mg Caviar
Sodium 79mg 1500mg Shark
Zinc 0.43mg 0.95mg Caviar
Copper 0.033mg 0.11mg Caviar
Vitamin A 233IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 1mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 24IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 0.6µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 0.12mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.32mg Shark
Folate 3µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.92mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.967mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 1.705mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.926mg 1.834mg Shark
Methionine 0.621mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 1.081mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.618mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 51mg 588mg Shark
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.925g 4.06g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Caviar
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
38
Shark
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
146
Caviar

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
126%
Shark
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
4%
Caviar
Fats
21%
Shark
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 1421mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 537mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.135g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173697/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.