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Shark vs. Mahimahi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Shark and Mahimahi

  • Shark has more Vitamin B12, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however, Mahimahi is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Mahimahi covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 29% more than Shark.
  • Mahimahi has 38 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Shark. Shark has 5.935g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Mahimahi has 0.155g.
  • Mahimahi contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, shark, mixed species, cooked, batter-dipped and fried and Fish, mahimahi, cooked, dry heat.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Shark
4
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Contains more Calcium +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +243.9%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 183
Equal in Sodium - 113
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 42% 31% 84% 14% 16% 14% 14% 7% 186%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 55% 28% 79% 48% 15% 17% 18% 3% 256%
Contains more Calcium +163.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +243.9%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 183
Equal in Sodium - 113

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Shark
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 0% 18% 23% 53% 38% 70% 12% 152% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 0% 0% 0% 6% 20% 140% 52% 107% 5% 87% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Shark
2
:
Contains more Fats +1435.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Other +285.2%
19% 14% 6% 60%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 13.82 g
Carbs: 6.39 g
Water: 60.09 g
Other: 1.08 g
24% 71% 4%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 71.22 g
Other: 4.16 g
Contains more Fats +1435.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Other +285.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Shark
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3729%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1654%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.5%
25% 46% 29%
Saturated Fat: 3.205 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.935 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.701 g
40% 26% 35%
Saturated Fat: 0.241 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.155 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.211 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3729%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1654%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shark Mahimahi
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Mahimahi Opinion
Net carbs 6.39g 0g Shark
Protein 18.62g 23.72g Mahimahi
Fats 13.82g 0.9g Shark
Carbs 6.39g 0g Shark
Calories 228kcal 109kcal Shark
Calcium 50mg 19mg Shark
Iron 1.11mg 1.45mg Mahimahi
Magnesium 43mg 38mg Shark
Phosphorus 194mg 183mg Shark
Potassium 155mg 533mg Mahimahi
Sodium 122mg 113mg Mahimahi
Zinc 0.48mg 0.59mg Mahimahi
Copper 0.042mg 0.053mg Mahimahi
Manganese 0.05mg 0.019mg Shark
Selenium 34µg 46.8µg Mahimahi
Vitamin A 180IU 208IU Mahimahi
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 62µg Mahimahi
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.023mg Shark
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.085mg Shark
Vitamin B3 2.783mg 7.429mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.865mg Mahimahi
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.462mg Mahimahi
Folate 15µg 6µg Shark
Vitamin B12 1.21µg 0.69µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.266mg Mahimahi
Threonine 0.843mg 1.04mg Mahimahi
Isoleucine 0.867mg 1.093mg Mahimahi
Leucine 1.515mg 1.928mg Mahimahi
Lysine 1.634mg 2.178mg Mahimahi
Methionine 0.541mg 0.702mg Mahimahi
Phenylalanine 0.75mg 0.926mg Mahimahi
Valine 0.965mg 1.222mg Mahimahi
Histidine 0.538mg 0.698mg Mahimahi
Cholesterol 59mg 94mg Shark
Saturated Fat 3.205g 0.241g Mahimahi
Omega-3 - DHA 0.431g 0.113g Shark
Omega-3 - EPA 0.258g 0.026g Shark
Omega-3 - DPA 0.089g 0.012g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 5.935g 0.155g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 3.701g 0.211g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Mahimahi
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Shark
33%
Mahimahi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Shark
52%
Mahimahi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mahimahi
Mahimahi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.964g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175143/nutrients
  2. Mahimahi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171992/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.