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Shark vs. Yellowtail — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Shark and Yellowtail

  • Shark has more Vitamin B6, and Iron, while Yellowtail has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Potassium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Yellowtail's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 37% higher.
  • Yellowtail contains 2 times less Iron than Shark. Shark contains 1.11mg of Iron, while Yellowtail contains 0.63mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fish, shark, mixed species, cooked, batter-dipped and fried and Fish, yellowtail, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Iron +76.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Zinc +39.6%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 42% 31% 83% 14% 16% 13% 14% 6.5% 185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.7% 24% 27% 86% 47% 6.5% 18% 19% 2.5% 255%
Contains more Calcium +72.4%
Contains more Iron +76.2%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Manganese +163.2%
Contains more Potassium +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Zinc +39.6%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +37.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 201

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.2%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 11% 0% 0% 0% 18% 22% 52% 37% 69% 11% 151% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6.2% 0% 0% 9.7% 44% 12% 163% 41% 43% 3% 156% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.2%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.681
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +105.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +59.3%
Contains more Water +12%
19% 14% 6% 60%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 13.82 g
Carbs: 6.39 g
Water: 60.09 g
Other: 1.08 g
30% 7% 67%
Protein: 29.67 g
Fats: 6.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.33 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +105.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +59.3%
Contains more Water +12%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shark Yellowtail
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Yellowtail Opinion
Net carbs 6.39g 0g Shark
Protein 18.62g 29.67g Yellowtail
Fats 13.82g 6.72g Shark
Carbs 6.39g 0g Shark
Calories 228kcal 187kcal Shark
Calcium 50mg 29mg Shark
Iron 1.11mg 0.63mg Shark
Magnesium 43mg 38mg Shark
Phosphorus 194mg 201mg Yellowtail
Potassium 155mg 538mg Yellowtail
Sodium 122mg 50mg Yellowtail
Zinc 0.48mg 0.67mg Yellowtail
Copper 0.042mg 0.058mg Yellowtail
Manganese 0.05mg 0.019mg Shark
Selenium 34µg 46.8µg Yellowtail
Vitamin A 180IU 104IU Shark
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 31µg Shark
Vitamin C 0mg 2.9mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.175mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.051mg Shark
Vitamin B3 2.783mg 8.718mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B5 0.62mg 0.681mg Yellowtail
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.185mg Shark
Folate 15µg 4µg Shark
Vitamin B12 1.21µg 1.25µg Yellowtail
Tryptophan 0.212mg 0.332mg Yellowtail
Threonine 0.843mg 1.301mg Yellowtail
Isoleucine 0.867mg 1.367mg Yellowtail
Leucine 1.515mg 2.411mg Yellowtail
Lysine 1.634mg 2.725mg Yellowtail
Methionine 0.541mg 0.878mg Yellowtail
Phenylalanine 0.75mg 1.158mg Yellowtail
Valine 0.965mg 1.528mg Yellowtail
Histidine 0.538mg 0.873mg Yellowtail
Cholesterol 59mg 71mg Shark
Saturated Fat 3.205g Yellowtail
Omega-3 - DHA 0.431g Shark
Omega-3 - EPA 0.258g Shark
Omega-3 - DPA 0.089g Shark
Monounsaturated Fat 5.935g Shark
Polyunsaturated fat 3.701g Shark

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shark Yellowtail
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Shark
37%
Yellowtail
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Shark
49%
Yellowtail

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail contains less Sodium (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yellowtail
Yellowtail is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.205g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Shark
Shark is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shark - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175143/nutrients
  2. Yellowtail - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174248/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.