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Shark vs Rainbow trout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Shark and Rainbow trout

  • Shark has more Selenium, Iron, and Magnesium, however Rainbow trout is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
  • Rainbow trout covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 117% more than Shark.
  • Rainbow trout contains 3 times less Iron than Shark. Shark contains 0.84mg of Iron, while Rainbow trout contains 0.31mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, trout, rainbow, farmed, 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
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.4%
Contains more Copper +39.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 226
Equal in Zinc - 0.45
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 18% 97% 34% 7% 13% 16%
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +171%
Contains more Magnesium +96%
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.4%
Contains more Copper +39.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 226
Equal in Zinc - 0.45

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
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +134%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +188.6%
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 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 17% 47% 477% 10% 30% 21% 105% 101% 79% 9% 538% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +134%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +188.6%
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.
Shark Rainbow trout
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Rainbow trout Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.98g 19.94g Shark
Fats 4.51g 6.18g Rainbow trout
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 130kcal 141kcal Rainbow trout
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 25mg Shark
Iron 0.84mg 0.31mg Shark
Magnesium 49mg 25mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 226mg Rainbow trout
Potassium 160mg 377mg Rainbow trout
Sodium 79mg 51mg Rainbow trout
Zinc 0.43mg 0.45mg Rainbow trout
Copper 0.033mg 0.046mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin A 233IU 280IU Rainbow trout
Vitamin E 1mg 2.34mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 24IU 635IU Rainbow trout
Vitamin D 0.6µg 15.9µg Rainbow trout
Vitamin C 0mg 2.9mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.12mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.09mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 5.567mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 1.667mg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.34mg Shark
Folate 3µg 11µg Rainbow trout
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 4.3µg Rainbow trout
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.234mg Shark
Threonine 0.92mg 0.915mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.967mg 0.962mg Shark
Leucine 1.705mg 1.696mg Shark
Lysine 1.926mg 1.916mg Shark
Methionine 0.621mg 0.618mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 0.815mg Shark
Valine 1.081mg 1.075mg Shark
Histidine 0.618mg 0.614mg Shark
Cholesterol 51mg 59mg Shark
Trans Fat g 0.047g Shark
Saturated Fat 0.925g 1.383g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 1.979g Rainbow trout
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 1.507g Rainbow trout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Rainbow trout
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
38
Shark
119
Rainbow trout
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
25
Rainbow trout

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
120%
Rainbow trout
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Rainbow trout
Fats
21%
Shark
29%
Rainbow trout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.458g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rainbow trout
Rainbow trout 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)
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.

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. Rainbow trout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173717/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.