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Shark vs Tuna salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Shark and Tuna salad

  • Shark has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Vitamin A RAE, however Tuna salad is higher in Vitamin B3, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Shark covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 25% more than Tuna salad.
  • Shark has 4 times more Cholesterol than Tuna salad. While Shark has 51mg of Cholesterol, Tuna salad has only 13mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, shark, mixed species, raw and Fish, tuna salad.

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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 Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +157.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +339.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 32% 35% 90% 15% 11% 12% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 14% 77% 16% 53% 16% 49%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +157.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -80.3%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Copper +339.4%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
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 6% 0% 0% 8% 8% 17% 126% 16% 19% 6% 150% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +393.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shark Tuna salad Opinion
Net carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Protein 20.98g 16.04g Shark
Fats 4.51g 9.26g Tuna salad
Carbs 0g 9.41g Tuna salad
Calories 130kcal 187kcal Tuna salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tuna salad
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 34mg 17mg Shark
Iron 0.84mg 1mg Tuna salad
Magnesium 49mg 19mg Shark
Phosphorus 210mg 178mg Shark
Potassium 160mg 178mg Tuna salad
Sodium 79mg 402mg Shark
Zinc 0.43mg 0.56mg Tuna salad
Copper 0.033mg 0.145mg Tuna salad
Vitamin A 233IU 97IU Shark
Vitamin E 1mg mg Shark
Vitamin D 24IU IU Shark
Vitamin D 0.6µg µg Shark
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B1 0.042mg 0.031mg Shark
Vitamin B2 0.062mg 0.07mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B3 2.938mg 6.7mg Tuna salad
Vitamin B5 0.695mg 0.26mg Shark
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.081mg Shark
Folate 3µg 8µg Tuna salad
Vitamin B12 1.49µg 1.2µg Shark
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Shark
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.18mg Shark
Threonine 0.92mg 0.701mg Shark
Isoleucine 0.967mg 0.739mg Shark
Leucine 1.705mg 1.293mg Shark
Lysine 1.926mg 1.457mg Shark
Methionine 0.621mg 0.47mg Shark
Phenylalanine 0.819mg 0.626mg Shark
Valine 1.081mg 0.824mg Shark
Histidine 0.618mg 0.467mg Shark
Cholesterol 51mg 13mg Tuna salad
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.925g 1.544g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 1.808g 2.887g Tuna salad
Polyunsaturated fat 1.195g 4.122g Tuna salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shark Tuna salad
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
29
Tuna salad
Mineral Summary Score
27
Shark
33
Tuna salad

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
96%
Tuna salad
Carbohydrates
0%
Shark
9%
Tuna salad
Fats
21%
Shark
43%
Tuna salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tuna salad
Tuna salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shark
Shark contains less Sodium (difference - 323mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shark
Shark is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.619g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Shark
Shark is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Tuna salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175160/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.