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Shark vs Haddock - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shark and Haddock different?

  • Shark is higher in Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin A RAE, however Haddock is richer in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Haddock is 27% higher.
  • Shark contains 4 times more Iron than Haddock. While Shark contains 0.84mg of Iron, Haddock contains only 0.21mg.
  • Shark has less Sodium.

Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used 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
6
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Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.7%
Contains more Copper +26.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 8% 19% 120% 31% 35% 11% 9%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.7%
Contains more Copper +26.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.4

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +275.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.6
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 4% 11% 18% 0% 6% 16% 78% 30% 76% 10% 267% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +275.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.6
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 Haddock
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Haddock Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.98g 19.99g Shark
Fats 4.51g 0.55g Shark
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 130kcal 90kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 14mg Shark
Iron 0.84mg 0.21mg Shark
Magnesium 49mg 26mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 278mg Haddock
Potassium 160mg 351mg Haddock
Sodium 79mg 261mg Shark
Zinc 0.43mg 0.4mg Shark
Copper 0.033mg 0.026mg Shark
Vitamin A 233IU 62IU Shark
Vitamin E 1mg 0.55mg Shark
Vitamin D 24IU 23IU Shark
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.023mg Shark
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.069mg Haddock
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 4.119mg Haddock
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 0.494mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.327mg Shark
Folate 3µg 13µg Haddock
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 2.13µg Haddock
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.26mg Haddock
Threonine 0.92mg 1.015mg Haddock
Isoleucine 0.967mg 1.067mg Haddock
Leucine 1.705mg 1.882mg Haddock
Lysine 1.926mg 2.126mg Haddock
Methionine 0.621mg 0.686mg Haddock
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 0.904mg Haddock
Valine 1.081mg 1.193mg Haddock
Histidine 0.618mg 0.682mg Haddock
Cholesterol 51mg 66mg Shark
Trans Fat g 0.005g Shark
Saturated Fat 0.925g 0.111g Haddock
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 0.074g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 0.204g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Haddock
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
43
Haddock
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
29
Haddock

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%
Haddock
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Haddock
Fats
21%
Shark
3%
Haddock

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 182mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $16)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Haddock
Haddock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.814g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Haddock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174198/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.