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Shark vs Gefilte fish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Shark and Gefilte fish

  • Shark has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium, however Gefilte fish is higher in Iron, and Copper.
  • Shark covers your daily Selenium needs 47% more than Gefilte fish.
  • Gefilte fish contains 5 times less Magnesium than Shark. Shark contains 49mg of Magnesium, while Gefilte fish contains 9mg.
  • Shark has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, gefiltefish, commercial, sweet recipe.

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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 +47.8%
Contains more Magnesium +444.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.7%
Contains more Potassium +75.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Zinc +90.7%
Contains more Copper +490.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 93% 7% 32% 9% 69% 23% 65%
Contains more Calcium +47.8%
Contains more Magnesium +444.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.7%
Contains more Potassium +75.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.9%
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Zinc +90.7%
Contains more Copper +490.9%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
Equal in Folate - 3
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 6% 0% 0% 3% 17% 14% 19% 12% 19% 3% 105% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +247.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
Equal in Folate - 3

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 Gefilte fish
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Gefilte fish Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Protein 20.98g 9.07g Shark
Fats 4.51g 1.73g Shark
Carbs 0g 7.41g Gefilte fish
Calories 130kcal 84kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Gefilte fish
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 23mg Shark
Iron 0.84mg 2.48mg Gefilte fish
Magnesium 49mg 9mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 73mg Shark
Potassium 160mg 91mg Shark
Sodium 79mg 524mg Shark
Zinc 0.43mg 0.82mg Gefilte fish
Copper 0.033mg 0.195mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin A 233IU 89IU Shark
Vitamin E 1mg mg Shark
Vitamin D 24IU IU Shark
Vitamin D 0.6µg µg Shark
Vitamin C 0mg 0.8mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.065mg Gefilte fish
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.059mg Shark
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 1mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 0.2mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.08mg Shark
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 0.84µg Shark
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.086mg Shark
Threonine 0.92mg 0.488mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.967mg 0.486mg Shark
Leucine 1.705mg 0.81mg Shark
Lysine 1.926mg 0.842mg Shark
Methionine 0.621mg 0.255mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 0.493mg Shark
Valine 1.081mg 0.548mg Shark
Histidine 0.618mg 0.261mg Shark
Cholesterol 51mg 30mg Gefilte fish
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.925g 0.412g Gefilte fish
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 0.824g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 0.285g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Gefilte fish
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
16
Gefilte fish
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
38
Gefilte fish

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
54%
Gefilte fish
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
7%
Gefilte fish
Fats
21%
Shark
8%
Gefilte fish

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 445mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gefilte fish
Gefilte fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.513g)
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.

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. Gefilte fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171961/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.