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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 21% 23% 95% 23% 6% 19% 17%
Contains more Iron +52.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.1%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.6%
Contains more Zinc +55.8%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
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
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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 D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
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 5% 4% 75% 13% 15% 15% 44% 45% 27% 12% 251% 1%
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 D +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.1%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.75
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 Pacific saury
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Pacific saury Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.98g 19.26g Shark
Fats 4.51g 0.69g Shark
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 130kcal 88kcal Shark
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 57mg Pacific saury
Iron 0.84mg 0.55mg Shark
Magnesium 49mg 31mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 220mg Pacific saury
Potassium 160mg 259mg Pacific saury
Sodium 79mg 39mg Pacific saury
Zinc 0.43mg 0.67mg Pacific saury
Copper 0.033mg 0.051mg Pacific saury
Vitamin A 233IU 70IU Shark
Vitamin E 1mg 0.2mg Shark
Vitamin D 24IU 99IU Pacific saury
Vitamin D 0.6µg 2.5µg Pacific saury
Vitamin C 0mg 3.8mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.058mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.063mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 2.3mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 0.75mg Pacific saury
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.117mg Shark
Folate 3µg 15µg Pacific saury
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 2µg Pacific saury
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.1µg
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.216mg Shark
Threonine 0.92mg 0.844mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.967mg 0.887mg Shark
Leucine 1.705mg 1.565mg Shark
Lysine 1.926mg 1.768mg Shark
Methionine 0.621mg 0.57mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 0.752mg Shark
Valine 1.081mg 0.992mg Shark
Histidine 0.618mg 0.567mg Shark
Cholesterol 51mg 39mg Pacific saury
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.925g 0.118g Pacific saury
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 0.157g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 0.202g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Pacific saury
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
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 food.
Protein
126%
Shark
116%
Pacific saury
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
0%
Pacific saury
Fats
21%
Shark
3%
Pacific saury

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pacific saury
Pacific saury is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.807g)
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 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

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. 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.