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Shark vs Roe - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Shark and Roe

  • Shark has more Vitamin B6, however Roe has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Roe's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 419% more.
  • Shark has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Roe. Shark has 0.4mg of Vitamin B6, while Roe has 0.185mg.
  • Shark is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, roe, mixed species, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Shark
4
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4
Roe
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.77
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 29% 19% 221% 25% 16% 35% 43%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Magnesium +88.5%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Zinc +197.7%
Contains more Copper +287.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.77

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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7
Roe
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1430.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Folate +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +674.5%
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 19% 0% 0% 55% 70% 219% 42% 70% 43% 69% 1443% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1430.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Folate +2966.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +674.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Roe Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.92g Roe
Protein 20.98g 28.62g Roe
Fats 4.51g 8.23g Roe
Carbs 0g 1.92g Roe
Calories 130kcal 204kcal Roe
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Roe
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 28mg Shark
Iron 0.84mg 0.77mg Shark
Magnesium 49mg 26mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 515mg Roe
Potassium 160mg 283mg Roe
Sodium 79mg 117mg Shark
Zinc 0.43mg 1.28mg Roe
Copper 0.033mg 0.128mg Roe
Vitamin A 233IU 303IU Roe
Vitamin E 1mg mg Shark
Vitamin D 24IU IU Shark
Vitamin D 0.6µg µg Shark
Vitamin C 0mg 16.4mg Roe
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.277mg Roe
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.949mg Roe
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 2.192mg Shark
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 1.154mg Roe
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.185mg Shark
Folate 3µg 92µg Roe
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 11.54µg Roe
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.375mg Roe
Threonine 0.92mg 1.305mg Roe
Isoleucine 0.967mg 1.465mg Roe
Leucine 1.705mg 2.509mg Roe
Lysine 1.926mg 2.179mg Roe
Methionine 0.621mg 0.71mg Roe
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 1.401mg Roe
Valine 1.081mg 1.676mg Roe
Histidine 0.618mg 0.778mg Roe
Cholesterol 51mg 479mg Shark
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.925g 1.866g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 2.129g Roe
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 3.404g Roe

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Roe
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
169
Roe
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
49
Roe

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
172%
Roe
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
2%
Roe
Fats
21%
Shark
38%
Roe

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 428mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.941g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shark
Shark is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Shark
Shark is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roe
Roe is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Roe - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174239/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.