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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 Iron +1314.3%
Contains more Calcium +708.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Magnesium +512.2%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +120.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 11% 15% 35% 11% 12% 90% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Iron +1314.3%
Contains more Calcium +708.8%
Contains more Potassium +13.1%
Contains more Magnesium +512.2%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +120.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.5%

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 Vitamin B12 +1242.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Folate +1566.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 14% 20% 18% 11% 15% 56% 42% 93% 187% 1% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
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 Vitamin B12 +1242.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Folate +1566.7%

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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 537mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 1421mg)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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