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Shark vs Oyster - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Shark and Oyster

  • Shark has more Vitamin B6, however Oyster is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Copper, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Oyster covers your daily need of Zinc 788% more than Shark.
  • Shark has 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Oyster. While Shark has 0.4mg of Vitamin B6, Oyster has only 0.064mg.
  • Shark has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried.

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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
2
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6
Oyster
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 11% 15% 35% 11% 12% 90% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 261% 19% 22% 42% 1432% 2377% 69% 55%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
Contains more Iron +727.4%
Contains more Calcium +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.4%
Contains more Copper +12912.1%
Contains more Zinc +20162.8%

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
6
:
6
Oyster
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 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 13% 19% 0% 0% 38% 47% 31% 17% 15% 1954% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +949%
Contains more Folate +933.3%

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
179
Oyster
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
534
Oyster

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
53%
Oyster
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
12%
Oyster
Fats
21%
Shark
58%
Oyster

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

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Shark Oyster
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 - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 338mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.272g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Oyster
Oyster is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oyster
Oyster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Oyster Opinion
Calories 130 199 Oyster
Protein 20.98 8.77 Shark
Fats 4.51 12.58 Oyster
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Oyster
Carbs 0 11.62 Oyster
Cholesterol 51 71 Shark
Vitamin D 24 Shark
Iron 0.84 6.95 Oyster
Calcium 34 62 Oyster
Potassium 160 244 Oyster
Magnesium 49 58 Oyster
Sugar 0 Oyster
Fiber 0 Shark
Copper 0.033 4.294 Oyster
Zinc 0.43 87.13 Oyster
Starch
Phosphorus 210 159 Shark
Sodium 79 417 Shark
Vitamin A 233 302 Oyster
Vitamin E 1 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 Shark
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.15 Oyster
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.202 Oyster
Vitamin B3 2.938 1.65 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695 0.27 Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.064 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.49 15.63 Oyster
Vitamin K 0.1 Shark
Folate 3 31 Oyster
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 3.197 Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 4.702 Oyster
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 3.313 Oyster
Tryptophan 0.235 0.105 Shark
Threonine 0.92 0.365 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 0.396 Shark
Leucine 1.705 0.638 Shark
Lysine 1.926 0.582 Shark
Methionine 0.621 0.199 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 0.352 Shark
Valine 1.081 0.409 Shark
Histidine 0.618 0.175 Shark
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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. Oyster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171979/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.