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Shark vs Pacific saury - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shark and Pacific saury?

  • Shark is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A and Vitamin E , yet Pacific saury is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Manganese.
  • Shark's daily need coverage for Selenium is 43% more.
  • Shark has 8 times more Saturated Fat than Pacific saury. While Shark has 0.925g of Saturated Fat, Pacific saury has only 0.118g.

We used Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, pike, northern, raw types 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
2
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Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 11% 15% 35% 11% 12% 90% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 19% 95% 6%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
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% 5% 4% 75% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 251% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
38
Shark
42
Pacific saury
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
27
Pacific saury

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 the food
Protein
126%
Shark
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
21%
Shark
3%
Pacific saury

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Shark Pacific saury
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shark Pacific saury
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.807g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Shark Pacific saury Opinion
Calories 130 88 Shark
Protein 20.98 19.26 Shark
Fats 4.51 0.69 Shark
Vitamin C 0 3.8 Pacific saury
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 51 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin D 24 99 Pacific saury
Iron 0.84 0.55 Shark
Calcium 34 57 Pacific saury
Potassium 160 259 Pacific saury
Magnesium 49 31 Shark
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.033 0.051 Pacific saury
Zinc 0.43 0.67 Pacific saury
Starch
Phosphorus 210 220 Pacific saury
Sodium 79 39 Pacific saury
Vitamin A 233 70 Shark
Vitamin E 1 0.2 Shark
Vitamin D 0.6 2.5 Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.042 0.058 Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.062 0.063 Pacific saury
Vitamin B3 2.938 2.3 Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695 0.75 Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.117 Shark
Vitamin B12 1.49 2 Pacific saury
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folate 3 15 Pacific saury
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.925 0.118 Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808 0.157 Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195 0.202 Shark
Tryptophan 0.235 0.216 Shark
Threonine 0.92 0.844 Shark
Isoleucine 0.967 0.887 Shark
Leucine 1.705 1.565 Shark
Lysine 1.926 1.768 Shark
Methionine 0.621 0.57 Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819 0.752 Shark
Valine 1.081 0.992 Shark
Histidine 0.618 0.567 Shark
Fructose

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 of 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. Pacific saury - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173680/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.